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

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Largs, School Street

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, North Court to Largs, School Street

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Largs

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Largs

East Kilbride to Largs by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Largs is around 2h 6m and covers a distance of around 53 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 35 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 46m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 143 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 30m
Layover time:
35 min
Total time:
2h 6m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 46m
Train distance:
53 miles
Trains per week:
143
Cheapest price:
£11
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Largs train schedules

East Kilbride → Largs
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Largs is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Largs is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Largs. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Largs, School Street via Hamilton, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Largs. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Largs via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Largs is 27 miles. The road distance is 39.4 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Largs without a car is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs £11 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from East Kilbride to Largs, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Largs bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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East Kilbride to Largs 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 Largs is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs £11 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 3h 56m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Largs.
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  • Distance: 27.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Largs via Glasgow Central in around 2h 7m. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Largs, School Street every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 49m.

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 Largs
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £27
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£21 - £27
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, North Court to Largs, School Street
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Largs, School Street
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Largs
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
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 Largs bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Largs, School Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Largs is 39 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from East Kilbride to Largs.

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