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

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Train  •  1 h 34 min

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

$14 - $20

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Bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Church Street to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X71 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Renfield Street (No 105) to Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 5) 901 / ...

$13 - $15

3 alternative options

Line 11 bus, bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) 11
  2. Take the bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) to Greenock, Bus Station 585

$18

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kilmarnock to Greenock 38.2 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Kilmarnock to Greenock 38.2 miles

$8 - $12

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilmarnock to Greenock. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock, Church Street and arriving at Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 5) via Glasgow, Renfield Street (No 105). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kilmarnock to Greenock. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock and arriving at Greenock West via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Kilmarnock and Greenock is 26 miles. The road distance is 38.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Kilmarnock to Greenock without a car is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Kilmarnock to Greenock, including transfers.

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Kilmarnock to Greenock bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Kilmarnock, Church Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Kilmarnock to Greenock is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 41 min.

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Kilmarnock to Greenock bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 5) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Kilmarnock to Greenock.
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  • Distance: 25.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between Kilmarnock, Scotland and Greenock, Scotland?

You can take a train from Kilmarnock to Greenock via Glasgow Central in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kilmarnock to Greenock via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane and Glasgow, Renfield Street (No 105) in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Glasgow Central to Greenock West
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Church Street to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) to Greenock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Renfield Street (No 105) to Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 5)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
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Taxi from Kilmarnock to Greenock
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilmarnock to Greenock is 38 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Kilmarnock to Greenock.

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