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There are 9 ways to get from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Liverpool Lime Street

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Bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

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Train via Wigan North Western  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street

Night train, bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the night train from Motherwell to Preston
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, station to Queen Square Bus Station X2

Drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street 215.2 miles

Fly Glasgow to Liverpool  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Liverpool (LPL) GLA - LPL

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Liverpool  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Liverpool (LPL) EDI - LPL

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street

East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Liverpool Lime Street is around 4h 22m and covers a distance of around 240 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 26 min. The fastest train normally takes 4h. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service and TransPennine Express Service. Typically seven 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:
3h 56m
Layover time:
26 min
Total time:
4h 22m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h
Train distance:
240 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£68
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:57
Last train departs at:
13:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 8h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Liverpool Lime Street station. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via Hamilton, Scotland and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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It is 171 miles from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street. It is approximately 215.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street without a car is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs £65 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 8h 34m, you could also fly, which costs £21 - £120 and takes 5h 53m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street.
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  • Distance: 170.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Liverpool Lime Street, England?

TransPennine Express Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Liverpool Lime Street once daily. Tickets cost £65 - £110 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street via Hamilton, Bus Station, Hamilton, Scotland, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place in around 8h 34m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Luton, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£120 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £240
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove), Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Gatwick, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Luton, Jersey
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £410
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £410
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£11 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£13 - £110
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Knock
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£13 - £110
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£75 - £150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £550
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£200 - £650
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£65 - £110
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£25 - £40
Off-Peak Day Single
£50 - £80
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £110
Train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £95
Train from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £18
Train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £28
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £15
Train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £29
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£17 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £29
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£33 - £37
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£33 - £37
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, station to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Liverpool Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street.

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KLM and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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