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

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Train  •  5h 59m

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

$199 - $309

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Bus  •  9h 44m

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

$38 - $48

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Night train  •  9h

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

$57 - $81

Drive  •  6h 52m

  1. Drive from London to Kilmarnock 408.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  4h 15m

  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  •  4h 13m

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

$109 - $287

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, train  •  4h 27m

  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  •  4h 34m

  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  •  4h 29m

  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

$61 - $180

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus  •  5h 9m

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

$84 - $245

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA

$99 - $277

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Kilmarnock is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 9h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Kilmarnock is to fly and train which costs £80 - £220 and takes 4h 13m.

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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 via Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 44m.

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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 5h 59m.

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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 5h 59m and costs £150 - £240.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m 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 5h 59m and costs £150 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £40 and takes 9h 44m.

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Map of how to get from London to Kilmarnock.
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  • Distance: 337.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 59m

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

You can take a train from London to Kilmarnock via Carlisle in around 5h 59m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Kilmarnock twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 8h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
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
38m
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
7h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 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
20m
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
8h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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London to Kilmarnock bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hamilton, Scotland station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Kilmarnock is 409 miles. It takes approximately 6h 52m to drive from London to Kilmarnock.

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Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 229+ hotels available in Kilmarnock. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs £3 - £4.

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