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

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Train  •  1 h 29 min

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

$12 - $15

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Train, line 18 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kilwinning to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Glasgow, Central Station to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) 6 / ...

$12 - $15

Line 11 bus, bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Kilwinning, St Winnings Lane to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) 11
  2. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) X16

$15

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kilwinning to East Kilbride 32.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Kilwinning to East Kilbride 32.8 miles

$7 - $11

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilwinning to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Kilwinning, St Winnings Lane and arriving at East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) via Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kilwinning to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Kilwinning and arriving at East Kilbride via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Kilwinning and East Kilbride is 22 miles. The road distance is 32.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Kilwinning to East Kilbride without a car is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Kilwinning to East Kilbride, including transfers.

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Kilwinning to East Kilbride bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Kilwinning, St Winnings Lane station.

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

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The best way to get from Kilwinning to East Kilbride is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 11 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Kilwinning to East Kilbride bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Kilwinning to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Kilwinning to East Kilbride via Glasgow Central in around 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kilwinning to East Kilbride via Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilwinning to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $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
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilwinning, St Winnings Lane to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kilwinning to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilwinning to East Kilbride is 33 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Kilwinning to East Kilbride.

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