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

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Train

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Wellgreen Road

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Stirling

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Stirling

East Kilbride to Stirling by train and walk

The journey time between East Kilbride and Stirling is around 1h 25m and covers a distance of around 41 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 22 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 6m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 241 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 3m
Layover time:
22 min
Total time:
1h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 6m
Journey distance:
41 miles
Services per week:
241
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
3 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 Stirling train and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Stirling is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Stirling is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Stirling. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Stirling via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Stirling is 26 miles. The road distance is 33.5 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Stirling without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs £9 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1h 28m to get from East Kilbride to Stirling, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Stirling is 33 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from East Kilbride to Stirling.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Stirling.
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  • Distance: 26.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 28m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Stirling via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1h 28m.

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 Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Stirling
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
£70 - £85
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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