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Train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from Hamilton Central to Glasgow Central Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Thorntonhall

£5 - £12

4 alternative options

Line 254 bus, line 395 bus  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the line 254 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance 254
  2. Take the line 395 bus from Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance to Waterfoot, Floors Road 395

Bus, line 395 bus  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to East Kilbride, Bus Station 256 / ...
  2. Take the line 395 bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Waterfoot, Floors Road 395

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hamilton to Waterfoot 12.5 miles

£28 - £35

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Waterfoot 12.5 miles

£1 - £3

Hamilton to Waterfoot by train

The train journey time between Hamilton and Waterfoot is around 1h 21m and covers a distance of around 19 miles. The fastest train normally takes 55 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Hamilton to Waterfoot train service departs from Hamilton Central and arrives in Thorntonhall. Typically 141 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 21m
Fastest train time:
55 min
Train distance:
19 miles
Trains per week:
141
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:13
Last train departs at:
23:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hamilton to Waterfoot train schedules

Hamilton → Waterfoot
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The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Waterfoot is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Waterfoot is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton station to Waterfoot. However, there are services departing from Hamilton, Bus Station and arriving at Waterfoot, Floors Road via Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamilton to Waterfoot. However, there are services departing from Hamilton Central and arriving at Thorntonhall via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Hamilton and Waterfoot is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Waterfoot without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs £5 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1h 28m to get from Hamilton to Waterfoot, including transfers.

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Hamilton to Waterfoot bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, depart from Hamilton, Bus Station.

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Hamilton to Waterfoot train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Hamilton Central station.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Waterfoot is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs £5 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 254 bus and line 395 bus, which costs and takes 1h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Waterfoot.
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  • Distance: 9.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 28m

What companies run services between Hamilton, Scotland and Waterfoot, Scotland?

You can take a train from Hamilton to Waterfoot via Glasgow Central Low Level and Glasgow Central in around 1h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamilton to Waterfoot via Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance in around 1h 38m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Hamilton Central to Glasgow Central Low Level
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Train from Glasgow Central to Thorntonhall
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £5
Bus operators
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to East Kilbride, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance to Waterfoot, Floors Road
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Waterfoot, Floors Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to East Kilbride, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
JMB Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Hamilton to Waterfoot
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Hamilton Toa Taxis
Phone
+44 1698 281 144
Cadzow Cars
Phone
+44 1698 891 990
Website
cadzowcars.com
Bridge Cars
Phone
+44 1698 422 288

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Hamilton to Waterfoot bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Waterfoot, Floors Road station.

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Hamilton to Waterfoot train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Thorntonhall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Waterfoot is 12 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Hamilton to Waterfoot.

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