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There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to Luss 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 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Luss, Bypass

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Train

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch

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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 Luss, Bypass

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Luss

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Luss

East Kilbride to Luss by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Luss is around 2h 23m and covers a distance of around 38 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 52 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 31m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Scottish Citylink, the East Kilbride to Luss service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Luss, Bypass. Typically 77 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 30m
Layover time:
52 min
Total time:
2h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 31m
Journey distance:
38 miles
Services per week:
77
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:27
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Luss train, walk and bus schedules

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The most affordable way to get from East Kilbride to Luss is to drive, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Luss is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Luss. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Luss, Bypass via Hamilton, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 36m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Luss is 30 miles. The road distance is 39.6 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Luss without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 31m and costs £9 - £17.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from East Kilbride to Luss, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Luss 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 Luss is to train which takes 3h 10m and costs £7 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 36m.

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East Kilbride to Luss bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Luss, Bypass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Luss is 40 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from East Kilbride to Luss.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Luss.
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  • Distance: 29.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Luss via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, Balloch, and Balloch, Craiglomond Gardens in around 3h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Luss via Hamilton, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 36m.

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 Low Level to Balloch
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £13
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
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
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Luss
Ave. Duration
49 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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