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There are 4 ways to get from Kirkintilloch to Holytown by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 178 bus, train

  1. Take the line 178 bus from Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place to Lenzie, Millersneuk Road
  2. Take the train from Lenzie to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Holytown

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Line 247 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 247 bus from Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place to Airdrie, John Smith Swimming Pool
  2. Take the bus from Airdrie, Callon Street to Holytown, Windsor Road

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kirkintilloch to Holytown

Drive

  1. Drive from Kirkintilloch to Holytown

Kirkintilloch to Holytown by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Kirkintilloch and Holytown is around 1h 19m and covers a distance of around 21 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 1m. Operated by McGills Bus Service and First ScotRail Service, the Kirkintilloch to Holytown service departs from Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place and arrives in Holytown. Typically 60 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
42 min
Layover time:
37 min
Total time:
1h 19m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 1m
Journey distance:
21 miles
Services per week:
60
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:31
Last service departs at:
17:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kirkintilloch to Holytown bus, train and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kirkintilloch to Holytown is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kirkintilloch to Holytown is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kirkintilloch to Holytown. However, there are services departing from Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place and arriving at Holytown, Windsor Road via Airdrie, Callon Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Kirkintilloch and Holytown is 11 miles. The road distance is 15.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Kirkintilloch to Holytown without a car is to line 178 bus and train which takes 1h 59m and costs £7 - £15.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from Kirkintilloch to Holytown, including transfers.

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Kirkintilloch to Holytown bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place station.

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Kirkintilloch to Holytown bus services, operated by JMB Travel, arrive at Holytown, Windsor Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kirkintilloch to Holytown is 15 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Kirkintilloch to Holytown.

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Map of how to get from Kirkintilloch to Holytown.
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  • Distance: 10.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Kirkintilloch, Scotland and Holytown, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Kirkintilloch to Holytown via Airdrie, John Smith Swimming Pool and Airdrie, Callon Street in around 2h 6m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lenzie to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £4
Train from Glasgow Central to Holytown
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £8
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place to Lenzie, Millersneuk Road
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place to Airdrie, John Smith Swimming Pool
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
McGills Bus Service
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Airdrie, Callon Street to Holytown, Windsor Road
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
JMB Travel
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Airdrie, Callon Street to Holytown, Windsor Road
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Other operators
Taxi from Kirkintilloch to Holytown
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Kwik Kars
Phone
+44 1236 720 208
Website
kwikkars.co.uk
Express Cars
Phone
+44 1236 738 738
Website
expresscars-taxi.com
Cumbernauld Taxis & Private Hire
Phone
+44 1236 738 383
Website
cumbernauld-taxis.co.uk
Canniesburn Taxis
Phone
+44 141 942 4444
Bearsden & Milngavie Taxis
Phone
+44 141 942 4555
Ambassador Taxis
Phone
+44 141 956 2956
Website
ambassador-taxis.co.uk
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk
Diamond Cabs
Phone
+44 1236 602 222
Airdrie Taxis
Phone
+44 1236 761 144
Titan Taxis
Phone
+44 141 530 4242
Website
titantaxis.co.uk
Clydebank Taxis
Phone
+44 141 941 1101
Redline Cabs
Phone
+44 1698 266 633
Website
redline-cabs.co.uk
North Lanarkshire Private Hire
Phone
+44 1698 253 000
Kelvin Kabs
Phone
+44 1355 241 212
Website
kelvinkabs.com
EKCO Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 23 33 33
Website
ekcotaxis.co.uk
East Kilbride Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 222 324
Website
ektaxis.co.uk

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