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There are 8 ways to get from East Kilbride to Stockport by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly

£71 - £290

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Bus  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

£11 - £15

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Night train  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly

£70 - £111

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Stockport 219 miles

£30 - £50

Fly Glasgow to Manchester  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN

£48 - £241

Fly Glasgow to Liverpool, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Liverpool (LPL) GLA - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Stockport

£61 - £294

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Stockport

£67 - £365

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Stockport

£71 - £290

East Kilbride to Stockport by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Stockport is around 4h 37m and covers a distance of around 240 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 6m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service and others. Typically 100 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 37m
Fastest train time:
4h 6m
Trains per week:
100
Cheapest price:
£72
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:51
Last train departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Stockport train schedules

Trains departing Thursday, June 24, 2021

East Kilbride → Stockport
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Stockport is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 6h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Stockport is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Stockport. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Stockport, Leyland Street via Hamilton, Scotland and Manchester City Centre, Paton Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Stockport. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Stockport via Glasgow Central, Preston and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Stockport is 183 miles. The road distance is 219 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Stockport without a car is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs £70 - £290.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from East Kilbride to Stockport, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Stockport bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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East Kilbride to Stockport train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Stockport is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs £70 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 6h 49m, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £250 and takes 6h 15m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Stockport.
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  • Distance: 182.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Stockport, England?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Stockport via Glasgow Central, Preston, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 4h 44m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St once daily. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £600
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £600
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £600
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £360
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £450
TUI Airways
Website
tui.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£120 - £500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£27 - £120
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Birmingham International to Stockport
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £90
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £23
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £23
Night train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£25 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £25
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Stockport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£18 - £27
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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East Kilbride to Stockport bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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East Kilbride to Stockport train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Stockport is 219 miles. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from East Kilbride to Stockport.

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Aer Lingus, Jet2.com, TUI Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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