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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
  3. Take the bus from Stirling, Stance B to Kinross, Mill Street

4 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth

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 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
  4. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Kinross, Park and Ride

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Kinross

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Kinross

East Kilbride to Kinross by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Kinross is around 3h 26m and covers a distance of around 66 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 22m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 30m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and First, the East Kilbride to Kinross service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Kinross, Mill Street. Typically 42 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 3m
Layover time:
1h 22m
Total time:
3h 26m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 30m
Journey distance:
66 miles
Services per week:
42
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:51
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Kinross train, walk and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from East Kilbride to Kinross is to drive, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Kinross is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Kinross. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Kinross, Park and Ride via Hamilton, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station and Halbeath, Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Kinross is 42 miles. The road distance is 51.3 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Kinross without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 24m and costs £12 - £35.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from East Kilbride to Kinross, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Kinross is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £20 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 33m.

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East Kilbride to Kinross bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Kinross, Park and Ride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Kinross is 51 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from East Kilbride to Kinross.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Kinross.
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  • Distance: 42.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Kinross via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street, Perth, and Perth, Scott Street in around 3h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Kinross via Hamilton, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station, and Halbeath, Park & Ride in around 4h 33m.

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 Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Bus operators
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
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Kinross, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Kinross, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Kinross, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £11
Website
Megabus UK
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Kinross
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
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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