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There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to Strathpeffer by train, bus, night train or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness

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Train via Perth

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Inverness

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
  2. Take the night train from Stirling to Inverness

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Strathpeffer

East Kilbride to Strathpeffer by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Strathpeffer is around 7h 40m and covers a distance of around 213 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 59m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 46m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach Highlands, the East Kilbride to Strathpeffer service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Strathpeffer, The Square. Typically 24 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 41m
Layover time:
2h 59m
Total time:
7h 40m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 46m
Journey distance:
213 miles
Services per week:
24
Cheapest price:
£42
Carbon emissions:
20 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 Strathpeffer train, walk and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Strathpeffer is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Strathpeffer is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Strathpeffer. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Strathpeffer, The Square via Hamilton, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 16m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Strathpeffer is 128 miles. The road distance is 184.8 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Strathpeffer without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs £40 - £140.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from East Kilbride to Strathpeffer, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Strathpeffer bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Strathpeffer is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs £40 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 8h 16m.

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East Kilbride to Strathpeffer bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Strathpeffer is 185 miles. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from East Kilbride to Strathpeffer.

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  • Distance: 127.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 46m

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness 5 times a day. Tickets cost £35 - £120 and the journey takes 3h 13m. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost £30 - £45 and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink

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