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There are 5 ways to get from Carluke to Armadale by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Carluke to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)

Bus, line 56 bus

  1. Take the bus from Carluke, Burton Lane to Motherwell, Watson Street
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Torbothie, Brown Street
  3. Take the bus from Torbothie, Brown Street to Whitburn, Polkemmet Road

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, High Street to Livingston, Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Armadale, Academy Street

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Carluke to Armadale

Drive

  1. Drive from Carluke to Armadale

Carluke to Armadale by train and walk

The journey time between Carluke and Armadale is around 1h 42m and covers a distance of around 44 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 18 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 22m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Carluke to Armadale service departs from Carluke and arrives in Armadale (W Lothian). Typically 150 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 24m
Layover time:
18 min
Total time:
1h 42m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 22m
Journey distance:
44 miles
Services per week:
150
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:57
Last service departs at:
22:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Carluke to Armadale train and walk schedules

Carluke → Armadale
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Armadale is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Carluke to Armadale is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The fastest way to get from Carluke to Armadale is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £40 - £50 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carluke to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Carluke, Burton Lane and arriving at Armadale, Hunting Lodge via Motherwell, Watson Street, Torbothie, Brown Street and Whitburn, Polkemmet Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Carluke to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Carluke and arriving at Armadale (W Lothian) via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Carluke and Armadale is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Carluke to Armadale without a car is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs £10 - £28.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Carluke to Armadale, including transfers.

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Carluke to Armadale bus services, operated by JMB Travel, depart from Carluke, Burton Lane station.

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Carluke to Armadale train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Carluke station.

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The best way to get from Carluke to Armadale is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs £10 - £28. Alternatively, you can bus and line 56 bus, which costs and takes 3h.

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Map of how to get from Carluke to Armadale.
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  • Distance: 12.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Carluke, Scotland and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

You can take a train from Carluke to Armadale via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street Low Level in around 1h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carluke to Armadale via Motherwell, Watson Street, Torbothie, Brown Street, and Whitburn, Polkemmet Road in around 3h.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carluke to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £13
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Bus operators
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Carluke, Burton Lane to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Torbothie, Brown Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
JMB Travel
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Carluke, Burton Lane to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Bus from Lanark, High Street to Livingston, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Torbothie, Brown Street to Whitburn, Polkemmet Road
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Armadale, Academy Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Carluke to Armadale
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Lanark Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 661 127
Clydewide Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 666 333
Website
clydewidetaxis.co.uk
Redline Cabs
Phone
+44 1698 266 633
Website
redline-cabs.co.uk
North Lanarkshire Private Hire
Phone
+44 1698 253 000
Hamilton Toa Taxis
Phone
+44 1698 281 144
Cadzow Cars
Phone
+44 1698 891 990
Website
cadzowcars.com
Bridge Cars
Phone
+44 1698 422 288

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Carluke to Armadale bus services, operated by First, arrive at Whitburn, Polkemmet Road station.

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Carluke to Armadale train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Armadale (W Lothian) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carluke to Armadale is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Carluke to Armadale.

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