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

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Line 26 bus, train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Renfrew, Health Centre (Fire Station) to Paisley, Brick Lane 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 26 bus, line 18 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Renfrew, Victoria Drive East (Rutherfurd Memorial Church) to Glasgow, Central Station (Waterloo street) 26
  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  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Renfrew to East Kilbride 14.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Renfrew to East Kilbride 14.8 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Renfrew to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Renfrew to East Kilbride is to taxi which costs £23 - £29 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Renfrew to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Renfrew, Victoria Drive East (Rutherfurd Memorial Church) and arriving at East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) via Glasgow, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Renfrew and East Kilbride is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Renfrew to East Kilbride without a car is to line 26 bus and train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Renfrew to East Kilbride, including transfers.

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Renfrew to East Kilbride bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Renfrew, Victoria Drive East (Rutherfurd Memorial Church) station.

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Renfrew to East Kilbride bus services, operated by First, arrive at East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Renfrew to East Kilbride is 15 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Renfrew to East Kilbride.

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There are 733+ hotels available in East Kilbride. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Renfrew to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Renfrew to East Kilbride via Glasgow, Central Station (Waterloo street) and Glasgow, Central Station in around 1 h 42 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
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Renfrew, Health Centre (Fire Station) to Paisley, Brick Lane
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Renfrew, Victoria Drive East (Rutherfurd Memorial Church) to Glasgow, Central Station (Waterloo street)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Renfrew to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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