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There are 5 ways to get from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 41 bus, line 250 bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Flemington, Vesuvius Drive to Hamilton, Bus Station 41
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to East Kilbride, Cornwall Street 250 / ...

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Train  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Shieldmuir to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

£6 - £16

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to East Kilbride, Bus Station 256 / ...

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride 12 miles

£27 - £35

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride 12 miles

£1 - £3

Ravenscraig to East Kilbride by train

The train journey time between Ravenscraig and East Kilbride is around 1h 31m and covers a distance of around 26 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 3m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Ravenscraig to East Kilbride train service departs from Shieldmuir and arrives in East Kilbride. Typically 136 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 31m
Fastest train time:
1h 3m
Train distance:
26 miles
Trains per week:
136
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:10
Last train departs at:
23:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ravenscraig to East Kilbride train schedules

Ravenscraig → East Kilbride
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The cheapest way to get from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride is to taxi which costs £27 - £35 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Flemington, Vesuvius Drive and arriving at East Kilbride, Cornwall Street via Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Shieldmuir and arriving at East Kilbride via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 23m.

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The distance between Ravenscraig and East Kilbride is 9 miles. The road distance is 12 miles.

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The best way to get from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride without a car is to line 41 bus and line 250 bus which takes 1h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride, including transfers.

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Ravenscraig to East Kilbride bus services, operated by JMB Travel, depart from Flemington, Vesuvius Drive station.

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Ravenscraig to East Kilbride train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Shieldmuir station.

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The best way to get from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride is to line 41 bus and line 250 bus which takes 1h 20m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £5 - £17 and takes 1h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

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

You can take a bus from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride via Hamilton, Bus Station in around 1h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride via Glasgow Central in around 1h 23m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Shieldmuir to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £10
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Bus operators
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Flemington, Vesuvius Drive to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to East Kilbride, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
JMB Travel
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to East Kilbride, Cornwall Street
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to East Kilbride, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Redline Cabs
Phone
+44 1698 266 633
Website
redline-cabs.co.uk
North Lanarkshire Private Hire
Phone
+44 1698 253 000

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Ravenscraig to East Kilbride bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, arrive at East Kilbride, Cornwall Street station.

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Ravenscraig to East Kilbride train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at East Kilbride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ravenscraig to East Kilbride is 12 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Ravenscraig to East Kilbride.

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