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There are 6 ways to get from East Kilbride to Springburn by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Waterloo Street to Petershill, Midton Street 57 / ...

£5 - £9

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Line 6 bus  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the line 6 bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church to Glasgow, Queen St 6 / ...

£3 - £5

4 alternative options

Line 21 bus  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the line 21 bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Glasgow, John Street 21

£4

Train  •  1h 27m

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

£4 - £10

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Springburn 10.9 miles

£25 - £30

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Springburn 10.9 miles

£1 - £3

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

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Springburn is to taxi which costs £25 - £30 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Springburn. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Petershill, Midton Street via Glasgow, George Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Springburn. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Springburn via Charing Cross (Glasgow). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Springburn is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.9 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Springburn without a car is to train and bus which takes 52 min and costs £5 - £9.

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from East Kilbride to Springburn, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Springburn bus services, operated by First Glasgow, depart from East Kilbride, Bus Station.

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East Kilbride to Springburn train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from East Kilbride station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Springburn is to line 21 bus which takes 1h 11m and costs £4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £4 - £10 and takes 1h 27m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Springburn.
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  • Distance: 8.5 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

First Glasgow operates a bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Glasgow, John Street every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from East Kilbride to Springburn via Glasgow Central and Charing Cross (Glasgow) in around 1h 27m.

Train operators
ScotRail
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
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Springburn
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£2 - £3
Bus operators
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Waterloo Street to Petershill, Midton Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Glasgow, John Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church to Glasgow, Queen St
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Springburn
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
£25 - £30
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 Springburn bus services, operated by First Glasgow, arrive at Glasgow, John Street station.

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East Kilbride to Springburn train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Springburn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Springburn is 11 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from East Kilbride to Springburn.

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