There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride by bus, train, 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

Line 500 bus, train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane 500
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$13 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 500 bus, line 18 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane 500
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Glasgow, Central Station to East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) 18 / ...

$12 - $13

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride 16.9 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride 16.9 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  26 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to East Kilbride 16.9 miles

$110 - $170

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride 16.9 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs £26 - £32.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and East Kilbride is 19 km. The road distance is 27 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) via Glasgow, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and East Kilbride, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane and Glasgow, Central Station in around 1 h 15 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
$4 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
First
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$25 - $40
uberX
$25 - $40
uberXL
$40 - $55
UberEXEC
$45 - $70
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to East Kilbride
Estimated price
$110 - $170

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