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

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Train, bus  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverbeg, Hotel 914 / ...

£10 - £18

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Bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station 250 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X74
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverbeg, Hotel 914 / ...

Taxi  •  1h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Rowardennan 39 miles

£80 - £100

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Rowardennan 39 miles

£5 - £9

East Kilbride to Rowardennan by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Rowardennan is around 2h 25m and covers a distance of around 41 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 35m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Scottish Citylink, the East Kilbride to Rowardennan service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Inverbeg, Hotel. Typically 83 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 25m
Fastest journey time:
1h 35m
Services per week:
83
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:27
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Rowardennan train, walk and bus schedules

East Kilbride → Rowardennan
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Rowardennan is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Rowardennan is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Rowardennan. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Inverbeg, Hotel via Hamilton, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Rowardennan is 32 miles. The road distance is 39 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Rowardennan without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 24m and costs £10 - £18.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m to get from East Kilbride to Rowardennan, including transfers.

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

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East Kilbride to Rowardennan bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverbeg, Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Rowardennan is 39 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from East Kilbride to Rowardennan.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Rowardennan. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Rowardennan.
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  • Distance: 32.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 24m

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

You can take a bus from East Kilbride to Rowardennan via Hamilton, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 29m.

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
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
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
Every 4 hours
Website
JMB Travel
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Rowardennan
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
£80 - £100
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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