There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to West Kilbride by train, bus, taxi or car
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Take the train from Glasgow Central to West Kilbride
Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Ardrossan, Hill Street
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Take a taxi from Glasgow to West Kilbride
Drive from Glasgow to West Kilbride
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in West Kilbride is 111.
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to West Kilbride is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 42 min.
The quickest way to get from Glasgow to West Kilbride is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 42 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to West Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Glasgow, West Regent Lane and arriving at West Kilbride, Manse Road via Ardrossan, Hill Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at West Kilbride. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.
It is 26 miles from Glasgow to West Kilbride. It is approximately 35.7 miles to drive.
The best way to get from Glasgow to West Kilbride without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs £8 - £23.
The train from Glasgow Central to West Kilbride takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Glasgow to West Kilbride bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Glasgow, West Regent Lane station.
Glasgow to West Kilbride train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.
The best way to get from Glasgow to West Kilbride is to train which takes 44 min and costs £8 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2h.
What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and West Kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland?
First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to West Kilbride hourly. Tickets cost £8 - £23 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Ardrossan, Hill Street hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 14m.
Train from Glasgow Central to West Kilbride
- Ave. Duration
- 44 min
- Estimated price
- £8 - £23
- First ScotRail Service
- Anytime Day Single
- £8 - £12
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £17 - £23
- Ave. Duration
- 42 min
- Estimated price
- £75 - £90
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Glasgow to West Kilbride bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Ardrossan, Hill Street station.
Glasgow to West Kilbride train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at West Kilbride station.
Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to West Kilbride is 36 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Glasgow to West Kilbride.
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