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There are 3 ways to get from East Kilbride to Lockerbie by train, bus 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 Lockerbie

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Bus, line 380 bus

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Moffat, High Street
  2. Take the line 380 bus from Moffat, High Street to Lockerbie, Alexandra Drive

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Lockerbie

East Kilbride to Lockerbie by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Lockerbie is around 2h 37m and covers a distance of around 87 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 6m. The fastest train normally takes 1h 34m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, TransPennine Express Service and Avanti West Coast. Typically 38 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 31m
Layover time:
1h 6m
Total time:
2h 37m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 34m
Train distance:
87 miles
Trains per week:
38
Cheapest price:
£29
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:26
Last train departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Lockerbie train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Lockerbie is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from East Kilbride to Lockerbie is to drive. Taking this option will cost £10 - £15 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Lockerbie. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Lockerbie, Alexandra Drive via Hamilton, Bus Station and Moffat, High Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Lockerbie. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Lockerbie via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 32m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Lockerbie is 55 miles. The road distance is 66.5 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Lockerbie without a car is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs £29 - £110.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from East Kilbride to Lockerbie, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Lockerbie bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Hamilton, Bus Station.

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East Kilbride to Lockerbie 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 Lockerbie is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs £29 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus and line 380 bus, which costs and takes 4h 1m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Lockerbie.
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  • Distance: 54.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Lockerbie via Glasgow Central in around 2h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Lockerbie via Hamilton, Bus Station and Moffat, High Street 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
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Moffat, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Moffat, High Street to Lockerbie, Alexandra Drive
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches

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East Kilbride to Lockerbie bus services, operated by Houstons Minicoaches, arrive at Lockerbie, Alexandra Drive station.

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East Kilbride to Lockerbie train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, arrive at Lockerbie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Lockerbie is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from East Kilbride to Lockerbie.

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