London to East Kilbride by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    23:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 17m
  • Distance
    543 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 16m
  • Train operators

Travelling from London to East Kilbride by train

Fast trains from London to East Kilbride take around 5 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 543 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and East Kilbride.

1. Are there direct trains from London to East Kilbride?

Journeys between London and East Kilbride usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from London to East Kilbride every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from London to East Kilbride?

The London to East Kilbride train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the London to East Kilbride train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to East Kilbride is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:05, and the last at 23:30.

When to book London to East Kilbride train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to East Kilbride by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and East Kilbride?

More than one train company operates on the route from London to East Kilbride, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

East Kilbride to London by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.