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

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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

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 757 bus, bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Clydebank Railway Station 757
  2. Take the bus from Clydebank Railway Station to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) 6

$9 - $10

6 alternative options

Line 500 bus, line 18 bus  •  1 h 13 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, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) 6 / ...

$11 - $12

Line 500 bus, line 21 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station) 500
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street) to East Kilbride, Newlands Place 21

$11 - $12

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

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, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) via Glasgow, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and East Kilbride is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride without a car is to line 500 bus and train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs .

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

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride bus services, operated by First, depart from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride bus services, operated by First, arrive at East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride is 17 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride.

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There are 740+ hotels available in East Kilbride. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 12.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

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 13 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 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
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
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street) to East Kilbride, Newlands Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Clydebank Railway Station to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold)
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Clydebank Railway Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
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
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uber.com
Assist
$25 - $40
UberX
$25 - $40
UberXL
$40 - $55
Exec
$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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