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There are 6 ways to get from Paisley to East Kilbride by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 7m

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

$8 - $11

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Line 26 bus, line 18 bus  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Paisley Town Hall to Glasgow, Central Station 26 / ...
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Glasgow, Central Station to East Kilbride, St Brides Church 6 / ...

$7 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 26 bus, train  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Paisley, Briads Road to Glasgow, Central Station 26
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  23m

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

$27 - $35

Drive  •  23m

  1. Drive from Paisley to East Kilbride 12.8 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  23m

  1. Take an Uber from Paisley to East Kilbride 12.8 miles

$20 - $29

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Paisley to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Paisley Town Hall and arriving at East Kilbride, St Brides Church via Glasgow, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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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 1h 7m.

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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 1h 7m and costs £6 - £9.

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It takes approximately 1h 7m 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 Town Hall station.

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Paisley to East Kilbride train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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The best way to get from Paisley to East Kilbride is to train which takes 1h 7m and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 26 bus and line 18 bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 1h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Paisley to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 11 miles
  • Duration: 1h 7m

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 1h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paisley to East Kilbride via Glasgow, Central Station in around 1h 59m.

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
15m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Paisley Town Hall to Glasgow, Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Paisley, Briads Road to Glasgow, Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Paisley to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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uber.com
Assist
$20 - $29
UberX
$20 - $29
UberXL
$30 - $45
Exec
$35 - $50
Taxi from Paisley to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
23m
Estimated price
$27 - $35
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk

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Paisley to East Kilbride bus services, operated by First, arrive at East Kilbride, St Brides Church station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paisley to East Kilbride is 13 miles. It takes approximately 23m to drive from Paisley to East Kilbride.

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