There are 5 ways to get from Greenock to East Kilbride by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus, line 18 bus  •  1 h 47 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, Bus Station (shopping centre) 18 / ...

$9 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Clydebank Railway Station X22
  2. Take the bus from Clydebank Railway Station to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) 6

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  41 min

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

$65 - $80

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Greenock to East Kilbride 32.2 miles

$6 - $10

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 47 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 - $10
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
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Clydebank Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Clydebank Railway Station to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold)
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Greenock to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Greenock to East Kilbride?

The distance between Greenock and East Kilbride is 42 km. The road distance is 51 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Greenock to East Kilbride?

The cheapest way to get from Greenock to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Greenock to East Kilbride?

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

Is there a direct train between Greenock and East Kilbride?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Greenock and East Kilbride?

No, there is no direct bus from Greenock to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Greenock, Bus Station and arriving at East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) via Glasgow, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

How long does it take to get from Greenock to East Kilbride?

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