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

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

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

$16 - $21

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Bus, line 18 bus  •  1 h 42 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 6 / ...

$7 - $15

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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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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 via Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 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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The best way to get from Stirling to East Kilbride without a car is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £12 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Stirling to East Kilbride, including transfers.

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Stirling to East Kilbride bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to East Kilbride is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £12 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus and line 18 bus, which costs £5 - £12 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to East Kilbride is 33 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Stirling to East Kilbride.

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  • Distance: 26.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to East Kilbride via Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane 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 Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
33 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, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane to East Kilbride, St Brides Church
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stirling, Scotland to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
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Taxi from Stirling to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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