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There are 5 ways to get from Aberdeen to Leadhills by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Sanquhar

£70 - £162

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Train, bus  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
  3. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Leadhills, Ramsay Road 30 / ...

Bus  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M9
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lanark, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Leadhills, Ramsay Road 30 / ...

Bus via Edinburgh  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M92
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Livingston, Bus Terminal X24 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station 34A
  4. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Leadhills, Ramsay Road 30 / ...

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Leadhills 161.7 miles

£24 - £40

Aberdeen → Leadhills
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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Leadhills is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Leadhills is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Leadhills. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Leadhills, Ramsay Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Lanark, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 3m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Leadhills is 136 miles. The road distance is 161.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Leadhills without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs £65 - £170.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Aberdeen to Leadhills, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Leadhills bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Union Square Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Leadhills is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs £65 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 3m.

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Aberdeen to Leadhills bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Leadhills, Ramsay Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Leadhills is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Aberdeen to Leadhills.

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  • Distance: 136.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Leadhills, Scotland?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Leadhills via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, and Sanquhar in around 5h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Leadhills via Buchanan Bus Station and Lanark, Bus Station in around 7h 3m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
Train from Glasgow Central to Sanquhar
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£28 - £35
Train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Leadhills, Ramsay Road
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
Megabus UK

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