There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Kilbride by bus, train, tram, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) 904

$11 - $15

7 alternative options

Bus, line 18 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane to East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) 18 / ...

$14 - $19

Bus, train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$16 - $22

Tram, train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Haymarket (Edinburgh Trams) T50
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$25 - $32

Train, line 201 bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Airdrie
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Whinhall, John Smith Swimming Pool (Bell Street) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) 201

$17 - $22

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Kilbride 38.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Kilbride 38.9 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to East Kilbride 38.9 miles

$170 - $240

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and East Kilbride, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Kilbride once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Edinburgh Park to Airdrie
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Haymarket (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane to East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Whinhall, John Smith Swimming Pool (Bell Street) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to East Kilbride
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Kilbride?

The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and East Kilbride is 55 km. The road distance is 62 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Kilbride?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Kilbride?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Kilbride is to taxi which takes 42 min and costs £95 - £120.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and East Kilbride?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) and arriving at East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue). Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Kilbride?

The bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) takes 1 h 7 min including transfers and departs once daily.