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There are 7 ways to get from East Kilbride to Liverpool Lime Street by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Liverpool Lime Street Glasgow Central - 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 7m

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

Drive  •  3h 36m

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

Fly Glasgow to Liverpool  •  5h 30m

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

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Liverpool  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Liverpool (LPL) EDI - LPL

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport 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 5h 6m and covers a distance of around 238 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service and TransPennine Express Service. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

6 Weekly Trains
5h 6m Average Duration
£68 Cheapest Price
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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 £55 - £85 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 5h 6m.

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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 5h 6m and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m 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 5h 6m and costs £65 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 8h 34m, you could also fly, which costs £30 - £160 and takes 5h 30m.

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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: 5h 6m

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 6 times a week. Tickets cost £65 - £100 and the journey takes 3h 34m. 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
4h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Bristol, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Luton, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Bristol, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£18 - £250
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£25 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Cork
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£25 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£20 - £210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £430
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £950
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £310
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 34m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£25 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£50 - £80
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
Train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
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
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £18
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
49 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 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Liverpool Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m 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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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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