There are 4 ways to get from Airdrie to Motherwell by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Airdrie, John Smith Swimming Pool (Bell Street) to Whifflet, Easton Place (Whifflet Rail Station) 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Whifflet to Motherwell

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Airdrie, Wellwynd to Motherwell Library (Avon Street) 201 / ...

$3 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Airdrie to Motherwell 7.3 miles

$18 - $22

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Airdrie to Motherwell 7.3 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Airdrie to Motherwell is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Airdrie to Motherwell is to taxi which costs £14 - £17 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Airdrie, Wellwynd and arriving at Motherwell Library (Avon Street). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Airdrie and Motherwell is 5 miles. The road distance is 7.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Airdrie to Motherwell without a car is to bus and train which takes 47 min and costs £4 - £6.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Airdrie to Motherwell, including transfers.

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Airdrie to Motherwell bus services, operated by First, depart from Airdrie, Wellwynd station.

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Airdrie to Motherwell bus services, operated by First, arrive at Motherwell Library (Avon Street) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Airdrie to Motherwell is 7 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Airdrie to Motherwell.

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There are 668+ hotels available in Motherwell. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Airdrie, Scotland and Motherwell, Scotland?

First operates a bus from Airdrie to Motherwell every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 53 min. McGills Bus Service also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Whifflet to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $4
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Airdrie, John Smith Swimming Pool (Bell Street) to Whifflet, Easton Place (Whifflet Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Bus from Airdrie, Wellwynd to Motherwell Library (Avon Street)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Airdrie, John Smith Swimming Pool (Bell Street) to Whifflet, Easton Place (Whifflet Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Cairnhill, Devonview Street to Motherwell, Muir Street (Brandon Street)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Airdrie to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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