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There are 3 ways to get from East Kilbride to Port Glasgow by train, taxi 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 Port Glasgow

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Port Glasgow

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Port Glasgow

East Kilbride to Port Glasgow by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Port Glasgow is around 1h 25m and covers a distance of around 31 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 19 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 5m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 252 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 5m
Layover time:
19 min
Total time:
1h 25m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 5m
Train distance:
31 miles
Trains per week:
252
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
2 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 Port Glasgow train schedules

East Kilbride → Port Glasgow
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Port Glasgow is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Port Glasgow is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Port Glasgow is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Port Glasgow. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Port Glasgow via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Port Glasgow is 23 miles. The road distance is 29.1 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Port Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 1h 18m and costs £7 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from East Kilbride to Port Glasgow, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Port Glasgow is 29 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from East Kilbride to Port Glasgow.

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  • Distance: 23.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Port Glasgow, Scotland?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Port Glasgow via Glasgow Central in around 1h 18m.

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 Central to Port Glasgow
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £13
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Port Glasgow
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
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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