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

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Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$14 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus, line 18 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M8 / ...
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) 6 / ...

$7 - $15

3 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street) to East Kilbride, Newlands Place 21

$13 - $16

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to East Kilbride 33.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to East Kilbride 33.2 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to East Kilbride is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 36 min.

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The distance between Stirling and East Kilbride is 26 miles. The road distance is 33.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Stirling to East Kilbride, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) via Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at East Kilbride via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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

You can take a train from Stirling to East Kilbride via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to East Kilbride via Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stirling, Stance F (Stirling Baptist Church) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street) to East Kilbride, Newlands Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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