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

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Train  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to West Kilbride

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Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to West Kilbride 40 miles

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to West Kilbride 40 miles

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The most affordable way to get from East Kilbride to West Kilbride is to drive, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to West Kilbride is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to West Kilbride. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at West Kilbride via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and West Kilbride is 27 miles. The road distance is 40 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to West Kilbride without a car is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs £10 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from East Kilbride to West Kilbride, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to West Kilbride is 40 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from East Kilbride to West Kilbride.

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  • Distance: 27.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and West Kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to West Kilbride via Glasgow Central in around 1h 55m.

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 Central to West Kilbride
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £23
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to West Kilbride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
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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