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

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Train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Barnhill

£4 - £10

3 alternative options

Train, line 329 bus  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 329 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Barmulloch, Rye Road 329

£5 - £10

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Red Road Flats 10.1 miles

£23 - £29

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Red Road Flats 10.1 miles

£1 - £3

East Kilbride to Red Road Flats by train and walk

The journey time between East Kilbride and Red Road Flats is around 1h 19m and covers a distance of around 16 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 48 min. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 190 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 19m
Fastest journey time:
48 min
Services per week:
190
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Red Road Flats train and walk schedules

East Kilbride → Red Road Flats
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Red Road Flats is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Red Road Flats is to taxi which costs £23 - £29 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Red Road Flats. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Barnhill via Charing Cross (Glasgow). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Red Road Flats is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.1 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Red Road Flats without a car is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs £4 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from East Kilbride to Red Road Flats, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Red Road Flats train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from East Kilbride station.

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East Kilbride to Red Road Flats train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Barnhill station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Red Road Flats is 10 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from East Kilbride to Red Road Flats.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Red Road Flats.
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  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 36m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Red Road Flats, Scotland?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Red Road Flats via Glasgow Central, Charing Cross (Glasgow), and Barnhill 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 Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Barnhill
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£1 - £3
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Red Road Flats
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
£23 - £29
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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