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There are 4 ways to get from Greenock to East Kilbride by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Greenock West to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$11 - $14

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Bus, line 18 bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane 901 / ...
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Glasgow, Central Station to East Kilbride, St Brides Church 6 / ...

$9 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greenock to East Kilbride 32.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Greenock to East Kilbride 32.2 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Greenock to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greenock to East Kilbride is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greenock station to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Greenock, Bus Station and arriving at East Kilbride, St Brides Church via Glasgow, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Greenock to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Greenock West and arriving at East Kilbride via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Greenock and East Kilbride is 26 miles. The road distance is 32.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Greenock to East Kilbride without a car is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £8 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Greenock to East Kilbride, including transfers.

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Greenock to East Kilbride bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Greenock, Bus Station.

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Greenock to East Kilbride train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Greenock West station.

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The best way to get from Greenock to East Kilbride is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £8 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus and line 18 bus, which costs £6 - £8 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Greenock to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Greenock, Scotland and East Kilbride, Scotland?

You can take a train from Greenock to East Kilbride via Glasgow Central in around 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greenock to East Kilbride via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane and Glasgow, Central Station in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Greenock West to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $4
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Greenock to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Greenock to East Kilbride bus services, operated by First, arrive at East Kilbride, St Brides Church station.

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Greenock to East Kilbride train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at East Kilbride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greenock to East Kilbride is 32 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Greenock to East Kilbride.

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