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There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to Gorbals by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Line 31 bus

  1. Take the line 31 bus from Carmunnock, Waterside Road to Gorbals, Citizens Theatre

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Train

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from East Kilbride to Glasgow

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Gorbals

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Gorbals
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Gorbals is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Gorbals is to taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carmunnock, Waterside Road and arriving at Gorbals, Citizens Theatre. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Gorbals is 7 miles. The road distance is 9 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Gorbals without a car is to line 31 bus which takes 21 min and costs .

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The line 31 bus from Carmunnock, Waterside Road to Gorbals, Citizens Theatre takes 21 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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East Kilbride to Gorbals bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, depart from Carmunnock, Waterside Road station.

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East Kilbride to Gorbals train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from East Kilbride station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Gorbals is to line 31 bus which takes 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £3 - £7 and takes 32 min.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Gorbals.
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Gorbals, Scotland?

Stuarts Coaches UK operates a bus from Carmunnock, Waterside Road to Gorbals, Citizens Theatre every 4 hours, and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £7 and the journey takes 32 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Carmunnock, Waterside Road to Gorbals, Citizens Theatre
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from East Kilbride to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from East Kilbride to Gorbals
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£21 - £26
Kelvin Kabs
Phone
+44 1355 241 212
Website
kelvinkabs.com
EKCO Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 23 33 33
Website
ekcotaxis.co.uk
East Kilbride Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 222 324
Website
ektaxis.co.uk

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East Kilbride to Gorbals bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Gorbals, Citizens Theatre station.

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East Kilbride to Gorbals train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Gorbals is 9 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from East Kilbride to Gorbals.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between East Kilbride and Gorbals. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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