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There are 4 ways to get from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 41 bus

  1. Take the bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
  2. Take the line 41 bus from Hamilton, Leechlee Road to Craigneuk, Wellington Street

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Train

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Shieldmuir

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig

East Kilbride to Ravenscraig by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Ravenscraig is around 1h 38m and covers a distance of around 26 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 36 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 11m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the East Kilbride to Ravenscraig train service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Shieldmuir. Typically 178 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 2m
Layover time:
36 min
Total time:
1h 38m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 11m
Train distance:
26 miles
Trains per week:
178
Cheapest price:
£6
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 Ravenscraig train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig is to taxi which costs £27 - £35 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Ravenscraig. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Craigneuk, Wellington Street via Hamilton, Leechlee Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Shieldmuir via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Ravenscraig is 9 miles. The road distance is 12.1 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig without a car is to bus and line 41 bus which takes 1h 1m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 1m to get from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Ravenscraig bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, depart from East Kilbride, Bus Station.

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East Kilbride to Ravenscraig 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 Ravenscraig is to bus and line 41 bus which takes 1h 1m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £6 - £17 and takes 1h 36m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig.
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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 1m

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

You can take a bus from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig via Hamilton, Bus Station and Hamilton, Leechlee Road in around 1h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a train from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig via Glasgow Central in around 1h 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 Central to Shieldmuir
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £10
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £10
Bus operators
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
Bus from Hamilton, Leechlee Road to Craigneuk, Wellington Street
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£27 - £35
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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East Kilbride to Ravenscraig bus services, operated by JMB Travel, arrive at Craigneuk, Wellington Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Ravenscraig is 12 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from East Kilbride to Ravenscraig.

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