There are 11 ways to get from London to Kilmarnock by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock

$199 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland National Express

$43 - $50

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Night train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$60 - $81

Drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Drive from London to Kilmarnock 408.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$91 - $315

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$109 - $287

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$83 - $239

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$73 - $205

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$60 - $155

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$64 - $183

Train to Southend, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Glasgow (GLA) SEN - GLA

$120 - $435

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Kilmarnock is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 9 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Kilmarnock is to fly and train which costs £65 - £250 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Kilmarnock station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) via Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Kilmarnock. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Kilmarnock via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between London and Kilmarnock is 337 miles. The road distance is 408.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Kilmarnock without a car is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs £150 - £240.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from London to Kilmarnock, including transfers.

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London to Kilmarnock bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Kilmarnock train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to Kilmarnock is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs £150 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 9 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Kilmarnock.
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  • Distance: 337.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

What companies run services between London, England and Kilmarnock, Scotland?

You can take a train from London to Kilmarnock via Carlisle in around 5 h 58 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Kilmarnock twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Southend to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southend to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$199
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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