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East Kilbride train station was opened in 1868, sparking a new era of growth for the town. East Kilbride railway station serves commuters to Glasgow Central, only 11 miles to the north.

The modern town centre's key attractions include the large EK shopping and entertainment complex, and the listed Dollan Baths leisure centre. Further out, there are pleasant walks in Calderglen Country Park to the south and a great watersports lake at James Hamilton Heritage Park to the north.

The station itself is a little distance from the centre in East Kilbride Village, which was the heart of the old farming hamlet and still offers a range of restaurants, cafes and pubs.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 23:25
Saturday 07:00 - 23:25
Sunday 09:40 - 17:20
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
Shops noteNews agent
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces287
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces31
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level access

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Trains to East Kilbride station

East Kilbride train station is mainly served by ScotRail trains, which connect Glasgow Central to East Kilbride in 33m. Need more information on how to get to East Kilbride by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to East Kilbride.

East Kilbride train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to East Kilbride station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from East Kilbride railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into East Kilbride.

East Kilbride station is accessible from Torrance Road. The main entrance leads into the concourse and onto the station's sole platform. There is a ticket desk on the concourse and easy-access toilets on platform 1, but otherwise the facilities are few. If the concourse is closed, use the side entrance in the car park. For taxis, use the rank in front of the station.

East Kilbride train station parking

East Kilbride train station has one car park off Torrance Road. There are 287 car parking spaces, 8 of which are accessible ones. Step-free access is available to get from the car park to the station.

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Frequently asked questions

Is East Kilbride station open?

East Kilbride station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from East Kilbride station?

Trains arrive into and depart from East Kilbride station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from East Kilbride.

Are there toilets at East Kilbride station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at East Kilbride station.

Are dogs allowed at East Kilbride station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at East Kilbride station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from East Kilbride

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into East Kilbride station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Glasgow CentralScotRail06:181On time
to Glasgow CentralScotRail06:511On time
to Glasgow CentralScotRail07:251On time
to Glasgow CentralScotRail07:431On time
to Glasgow CentralScotRail07:591On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Glasgow CentralScotRail06:451On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail07:181On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail07:491On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail08:191On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail08:481On time
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