There are 4 ways to get from Paisley to East Kilbride by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$8 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 38 bus, line 18 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Paisley, Smithhills Street to Glasgow, Central Station (Waterloo street) 38
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Glasgow, Central Station to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) 6 / ...

$7 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paisley to East Kilbride 12.8 miles

$27 - $35

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Paisley to East Kilbride 12.8 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Paisley to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paisley to East Kilbride is to taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paisley to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Paisley, Smithhills Street and arriving at East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) via Glasgow, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paisley to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at East Kilbride via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between Paisley and East Kilbride is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Paisley to East Kilbride without a car is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £5 - £9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Paisley to East Kilbride, including transfers.

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Paisley to East Kilbride bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Paisley, Smithhills Street station.

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Map of how to get from Paisley to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 11 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Paisley to East Kilbride via Glasgow Central in around 1 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paisley to East Kilbride via Glasgow, Central Station (Waterloo street) and Glasgow, Central Station in around 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Paisley to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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