There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 41 min
£3 - £7
3 alternative options
Bus, line 250 bus • 1h 37m
Taxi • 17 min
£22 - £27
Drive • 17 min
£1 - £3
Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride by walk and train
The journey time between Glasgow Queen Street and East Kilbride is around 32 min and covers a distance of around 11 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 27 min. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 238 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride walk and train schedules
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Departing Friday, August 6, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 17 min.
The quickest way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride is to taxi which costs £22 - £27 and takes 17 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Queen Street station to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at East Kilbride, Cornwall Street via Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at East Kilbride. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.
The distance between Glasgow Queen Street and East Kilbride is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.3 miles.
The best way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £3 - £7.
The train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride takes 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.
Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.
The best way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride is to train which takes 41 min and costs £3 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus and line 250 bus, which costs and takes 1h 37m.
What companies run services between Glasgow Queen Street, Scotland and East Kilbride, Scotland?
First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £7 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride via Buchanan Bus Station and Hamilton, Bus Station in around 1h 37m.
Train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride
- Ave. Duration
- 33 min
- Estimated price
- £3 - £7
- First ScotRail Service
- Anytime Day Single
- £3 - £5
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £5 - £7
- Ave. Duration
- 17 min
- Estimated price
- £22 - £27
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Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, arrive at East Kilbride, Cornwall Street station.
Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at East Kilbride station.
Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride is 9 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Glasgow Queen Street to East Kilbride.
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