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

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Train, line 900 bus

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 900 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Harthill Services

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Train, line 235 bus

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Bellshill
  3. Take the line 235 bus from Bellshill, Main Street to Harthill, West Main Street

Bus, line 900 bus

  1. Take the bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the line 900 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Harthill Services

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Harthill

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  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Harthill

East Kilbride to Harthill by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Harthill is around 1h 25m and covers a distance of around 35 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 3m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Scottish Citylink, the East Kilbride to Harthill service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Harthill Services. Typically 261 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 5m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
1h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 3m
Journey distance:
35 miles
Services per week:
261
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:20
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Harthill train, walk and bus schedules

Departing Sunday, September 19, 2021

East Kilbride → Harthill
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Harthill is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Harthill is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

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The fastest way to get from East Kilbride to Harthill is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs £45 - £55.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Harthill. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Harthill Services via Hamilton, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Harthill is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.3 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Harthill without a car is to train and line 900 bus which takes 1h 24m and costs £9 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from East Kilbride to Harthill, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Harthill bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, depart from East Kilbride, Bus Station.

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East Kilbride to Harthill bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Harthill Services station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Harthill is 21 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from East Kilbride to Harthill.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Harthill.
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

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

You can take a bus from East Kilbride to Harthill via Hamilton, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2h 29m.

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
Train from Glasgow Central to Bellshill
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Harthill Services
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Bellshill, Main Street to Harthill, West Main Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
JMB Travel
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Harthill
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
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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