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

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  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Pitlochry

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Pitlochry

Train via Perth

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  3. Take the train from Perth to Pitlochry

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Pitlochry

East Kilbride to Pitlochry by train and walk

The journey time between East Kilbride and Pitlochry is around 3h 14m and covers a distance of around 102 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 33 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

33 Weekly Services
3h 14m Average Duration
£22 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from East Kilbride to Pitlochry is to drive, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Pitlochry is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Pitlochry. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel via Hamilton, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Pitlochry. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Pitlochry via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Pitlochry is 67 miles. The road distance is 89.8 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Pitlochry without a car is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs £22 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from East Kilbride to Pitlochry, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Pitlochry bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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East Kilbride to Pitlochry 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 Pitlochry is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs £22 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £27 and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Pitlochry.
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  • Distance: 67.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 14m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Pitlochry via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 3h 14m. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel twice daily. Tickets cost £16 - £23 and the journey takes 1h 47m.

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 to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £60
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Perth to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £18
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £18
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£3 - £25
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £25
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink

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East Kilbride to Pitlochry bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel station.

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East Kilbride to Pitlochry train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Pitlochry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Pitlochry is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from East Kilbride to Pitlochry.

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