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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Kilwinning by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilwinning

£6 - £17

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Bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Kilwinning, McGavin Way X36

£4 - £6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Kilwinning 29.4 miles

£60 - £75

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Kilwinning 29.4 miles

£4 - £7

Glasgow to Kilwinning by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Kilwinning is around 31 min and covers a distance of around 26 miles. The fastest train normally takes 24 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to Kilwinning train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Kilwinning. Typically 574 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
31 min
Fastest train time:
24 min
Trains per week:
574
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:15
Last train departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Kilwinning train schedules

Glasgow → Kilwinning
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The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Kilwinning is to bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Kilwinning is to train which costs £6 - £17 and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, West Campbell Street and arriving at Kilwinning, McGavin Way. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Kilwinning. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Kilwinning is 23 miles. The road distance is 29.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Kilwinning without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs £6 - £17.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Kilwinning takes 35 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Glasgow to Kilwinning bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Glasgow, West Campbell Street station.

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Glasgow to Kilwinning train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Kilwinning is to train which takes 35 min and costs £6 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Kilwinning.
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  • Distance: 22.9 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Kilwinning, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Kilwinning every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £6 - £17 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Kilwinning, McGavin Way hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Kilwinning
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£13 - £17
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Kilwinning, McGavin Way
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Kilwinning
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk

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Glasgow to Kilwinning bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Kilwinning, McGavin Way station.

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Glasgow to Kilwinning train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Kilwinning station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Kilwinning is 29 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Glasgow to Kilwinning.

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