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There are 4 ways to get from Dundee to South Lanarkshire by train, bus or car

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Train, line 253 bus  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the line 253 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Beechmount Avenue 253

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Bus, line 253 bus  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the line 253 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Railway Road 253

Bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street M92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Livingston, Bus Terminal X24 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station 34A

Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Dundee to South Lanarkshire 100.1 miles

£15 - £22

Dundee to South Lanarkshire by bus

The bus journey time between Dundee and South Lanarkshire is around 6h 33m and covers a distance of around 114 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 6h 6m. Operated by Megabus UK, Stagecoach East Scotland, First and others, the Dundee to South Lanarkshire bus service departs from Seagate Bus Station and arrives in Uddington, Millbank Wood. Typically 11 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
6h 33m
Fastest bus time:
6h 6m
Buses per week:
11
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
12:40
Last bus departs at:
13:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dundee to South Lanarkshire bus schedules

Dundee → South Lanarkshire
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The cheapest way to get from Dundee to South Lanarkshire is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Dundee to South Lanarkshire is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dundee station to South Lanarkshire. However, there are services departing from Seagate Bus Station and arriving at Coalburn, Railway Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 22m.

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The distance between Dundee and South Lanarkshire is 70 miles. The road distance is 100.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Dundee to South Lanarkshire without a car is to train and line 253 bus which takes 3h 31m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Dundee to South Lanarkshire, including transfers.

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Dundee to South Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Seagate Bus Station.

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Dundee to South Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, arrive at Coalburn, Railway Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dundee to South Lanarkshire is 100 miles. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Dundee to South Lanarkshire.

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There are 37+ hotels available in South Lanarkshire. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 70 miles
  • Duration: 3h 31m

What companies run services between Dundee, Scotland and South Lanarkshire, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Dundee to South Lanarkshire via Buchanan Bus Station and Hamilton, Bus Station in around 4h 22m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Bus operators
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Beechmount Avenue
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Railway Road
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK

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