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

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Line 585 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 585 bus from Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 2) to West Kilbride, Avondale Road 585

$9

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Greenock West to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to West Kilbride

$15 - $20

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greenock to West Kilbride 22 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Greenock to West Kilbride 22 miles

$4 - $7

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 2) and arriving at West Kilbride, Avondale Road. Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Greenock to West Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Greenock West and arriving at West Kilbride via Paisley Gilmour Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Greenock and West Kilbride is 18 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.

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The best way to get from Greenock to West Kilbride without a car is to line 585 bus which takes 51 min and costs .

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The line 585 bus from Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 2) to West Kilbride, Avondale Road takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Greenock to West Kilbride bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 2) station.

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

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The best way to get from Greenock to West Kilbride is to line 585 bus which takes 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Greenock to West Kilbride bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at West Kilbride, Avondale Road station.

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

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Map of how to get from Greenock to West Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Greenock to West Kilbride hourly. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Greenock to West Kilbride via Paisley Gilmour Street in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Greenock West to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to West Kilbride
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 2) to West Kilbride, Avondale Road
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Greenock to West Kilbride
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between Greenock to West Kilbride is 22 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Greenock to West Kilbride.

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