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

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central

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Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to SSE Hydro 10.5 miles

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to SSE Hydro 10.5 miles

East Kilbride to SSE Hydro by train and walk

The journey time between East Kilbride and SSE Hydro is around 51 min and covers a distance of around 12 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 15 min. The fastest journey normally takes 38 min. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 232 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
35 min
Layover time:
15 min
Total time:
51 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
38 min
Journey distance:
12 miles
Services per week:
232
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 SSE Hydro train and walk schedules

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

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to SSE Hydro is to taxi which costs £24 - £29 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to SSE Hydro. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Exhibition Centre (Glasgow) via Glasgow Central Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between East Kilbride and SSE Hydro is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.5 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to SSE Hydro without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs £4 - £9.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from East Kilbride to SSE Hydro, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to SSE Hydro is 10 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from East Kilbride to SSE Hydro.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to SSE Hydro.
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  • Distance: 7.9 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and SSE Hydro, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £7 and the journey takes 32 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 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
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to SSE Hydro
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£24 - £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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