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There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to Peterhead by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Peterhead, Buchan House 61 / ...

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Bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Aberdeen Coach Station Aberdeen Coach Station - Edinburgh Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Peterhead, Buchan House 61 / ...

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Bus via Perth  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Perth, South Street M8
  2. Take the bus from Perth, South Street to Union Square Bus Station X7
  3. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Peterhead, Buchan House 61 / ...

Drive  •  3h 10m

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Peterhead 188.7 miles

Fly, bus  •  8h 47m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Aberdeen (ABZ) GLA - ABZ
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Peterhead, Buchan House

East Kilbride to Peterhead by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Peterhead is around 6h 17m and covers a distance of around 197 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 42m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 56m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach North Scotland, the East Kilbride to Peterhead service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Peterhead, Buchan House. Typically 73 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 34m
Layover time:
1h 42m
Total time:
6h 17m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 56m
Journey distance:
197 miles
Services per week:
73
Cheapest price:
£41
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:51
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Peterhead train, walk and bus schedules

East Kilbride → Peterhead
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Peterhead is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Peterhead is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Peterhead. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Peterhead, Buchan House via Hamilton, Bus Station, Glasgow and Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 4m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Peterhead is 152 miles. The road distance is 188.7 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Peterhead without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 57m and costs £40 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from East Kilbride to Peterhead, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Peterhead bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Glasgow station.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Aberdeen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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East Kilbride to Peterhead bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Peterhead, Buchan House station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Peterhead is 189 miles. It takes approximately 3h 10m to drive from East Kilbride to Peterhead.

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  • Distance: 151.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 57m

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

You can take a bus from East Kilbride to Peterhead via Hamilton, Bus Station, Glasgow, and Union Square Bus Station in around 7h 4m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Glasgow to Aberdeen via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £440
Flights from Glasgow to Aberdeen via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Aberdeen via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Glasgow to Aberdeen via Belfast (Aldergrove), London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £330
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Aberdeen via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £440
Flights from Glasgow to Aberdeen via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £250
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Peterhead, Buchan House
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Perth, South Street
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, South Street to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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