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There are 3 ways to get from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws West

£2 - £5

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Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws 8.5 miles

£20 - £25

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws 8.5 miles

£1 - £2

East Kilbride to Pollokshaws by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Pollokshaws is around 22 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest train normally takes 20 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the East Kilbride to Pollokshaws train service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Pollokshaws West. Typically 272 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
22 min
Fastest train time:
20 min
Trains per week:
272
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:20
Last train departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Pollokshaws train schedules

East Kilbride → Pollokshaws
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws is to taxi which costs £20 - £25 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Pollokshaws West. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Pollokshaws is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.5 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs £2 - £5.

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The train from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws West takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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East Kilbride to Pollokshaws train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from East Kilbride station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Pollokshaws is 9 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws.

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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws West hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £5 and the journey takes 22 min.

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 Pollokshaws West
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £5
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
£20 - £25
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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