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There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws West
  2. Take the train from Pollokshaws West to Kilmarnock

£8 - £22

Cheapest option

Line 6 bus, bus  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the line 6 bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Glasgow, West Regent Lane 6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Kilmarnock, Bus Station X76 / ...

£7 - £10

3 alternative options

Line 6 bus, line 4 bus  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the line 6 bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church to Tradeston, Star Bar 6
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Port Eglinton, Maxwell Road to Kilmarnock, Bus Station 4

£7 - £10

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock 23.1 miles

£50 - £60

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock 23.1 miles

£3 - £6

East Kilbride → HM Prison Kilmarnock
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to HM Prison Kilmarnock. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Crossroads, Kilmarnock Prison via Glasgow, West Regent Lane and Kilmarnock, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and HM Prison Kilmarnock is 16 miles. The road distance is 23.1 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £8 - £22.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock bus services, operated by First Glasgow, depart from East Kilbride, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £8 - £22. Alternatively, you can line 6 bus and bus, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2h 39m.

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East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Kilmarnock, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock is 23 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock.

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  • Distance: 16.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and HM Prison Kilmarnock, Scotland?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock via Pollokshaws West, Kilmarnock, Kilmarnock, Bus Station, and Crossroads, Kilmarnock Prison in around 2h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock via Glasgow, West Regent Lane, Kilmarnock, Bus Station, and Crossroads, Kilmarnock Prison in around 2h 39m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws West
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £5
Train from Pollokshaws West to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £14
Bus operators
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Glasgow, West Regent Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church to Tradeston, Star Bar
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Port Eglinton, Maxwell Road to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to HM Prison Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
£50 - £60
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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