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There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to Holytown 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 Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park

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Train

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Holytown

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Motherwell, Watson Street
  3. Take the bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Holytown, Windsor Road

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Holytown

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Holytown

East Kilbride to Holytown by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Holytown is around 1h 17m and covers a distance of around 24 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 24 min. The fastest journey normally takes 54 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Scottish Citylink, the East Kilbride to Holytown service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park. Typically 236 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
52 min
Layover time:
24 min
Total time:
1h 17m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
54 min
Journey distance:
24 miles
Services per week:
236
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
3 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 Holytown train, walk and bus schedules

Departing Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Holytown is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Holytown is to taxi which costs £24 - £29 and takes 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Holytown. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Holytown, Windsor Road via Hamilton, Bus Station and Motherwell, Watson Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Holytown. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Holytown via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Holytown is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.3 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Holytown without a car is to train and line 900 bus which takes 1h 17m and costs £7 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from East Kilbride to Holytown, including transfers.

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

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East Kilbride to Holytown 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 Holytown is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs £5 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 44m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Holytown.
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  • Distance: 8.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Holytown via Glasgow Central in around 1h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Holytown via Hamilton, Bus Station and Motherwell, Watson Street in around 1h 44m.

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 Holytown
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £8
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Scottish Citylink
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
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Holytown, Windsor Road
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
JMB Travel
GD Coaches
Phone
0114 22 11 282
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Holytown, Windsor Road
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
GD Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Holytown
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£24 - £29
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 Holytown bus services, operated by JMB Travel, arrive at Holytown, Windsor Road station.

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East Kilbride to Holytown train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Holytown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Holytown is 10 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from East Kilbride to Holytown.

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