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There are 2 ways to get from East Kilbride to Isle of Cumbrae by train, ferry or bus

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Train, ferry  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Largs
  3. Take the ferry from Largs Ferry Terminal to Cumbrae Ferry Terminal Cm7

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Line 18 bus, bus, ferry  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Whitemoss Roundabout to Buchanan Street 18
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Street to Manse Court 906 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Largs Ferry Terminal to Cumbrae Ferry Terminal Cm7

East Kilbride to Isle of Cumbrae by train, walk, ferry and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Isle of Cumbrae is around 3h 34m and covers a distance of around 59 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 35m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Caledonian MacBrayne and Millport Motors, the East Kilbride to Isle of Cumbrae service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Woodlands Street. Typically 127 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

127 Weekly Services
3h 34m Average Duration
£15 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Isle of Cumbrae is to train and ferry which costs £15 - £23 and takes 3h 34m.

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The fastest way to get from East Kilbride to Isle of Cumbrae is to train and ferry which takes 3h 34m and costs £15 - £23.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Isle of Cumbrae is 29 miles.

The best way to get from East Kilbride to Isle of Cumbrae without a car is to train and ferry which takes 3h 34m and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from East Kilbride to Isle of Cumbrae, including transfers.

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There are 366+ hotels available in Isle of Cumbrae. Prices start at £49 per night.

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  • Distance: 29 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from East Kilbride to Isle of Cumbrae. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Central, take the train to Largs, take the walk to Largs Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Cumbrae Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Ferry Terminus, then take the line 320 bus to Woodlands Street. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from East Kilbride to Isle of Cumbrae via Buchanan Street, Manse Court, Largs Ferry Terminal, Cumbrae Ferry Terminal, and Ferry Terminus in around 4h 1m.

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
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
https://www.scotrail.co.uk/
Standard
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Central to Largs
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
https://www.scotrail.co.uk/
Standard
£10 - £15
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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