There are 6 ways to get from East Kilbride to New Lanark by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 250 bus, line 317 bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 250 bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) to Hareleeshill, Pentland Crescent 250 / ...
  2. Take the line 317 bus from Hareleeshill, Pentland Crescent to Lanark, Woodstock Street 317

$11

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) to Motherwell Railway Station 201 / ...
  2. Take the train from Motherwell to Lanark

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) to Hamilton, Leechlee Road 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Lanark, Hunters Close 41 / ...

$10 - $13

Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lanark

$12 - $16

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to New Lanark 23.9 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to New Lanark 23.9 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to New Lanark. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) and arriving at Lanark, Woodstock Street via Hareleeshill, Pentland Crescent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to New Lanark. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Lanark via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between East Kilbride and New Lanark is 17 miles. The road distance is 23.9 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to New Lanark without a car is to line 250 bus and line 317 bus which takes 1 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from East Kilbride to New Lanark, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to New Lanark bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, arrive at East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre).

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East Kilbride to New Lanark train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from East Kilbride station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to New Lanark is to line 250 bus and line 317 bus which takes 1 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 43 min.

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East Kilbride to New Lanark bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Lanark, Woodstock Street station.

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East Kilbride to New Lanark train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Lanark station.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to New Lanark.
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  • Distance: 16.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and New Lanark, Scotland?

You can take a bus from East Kilbride to New Lanark via Hareleeshill, Pentland Crescent in around 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from East Kilbride to New Lanark via Glasgow Central in around 1 h 43 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Lanark
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Bus operators
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) to Hareleeshill, Pentland Crescent
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Hareleeshill, Pentland Crescent to Lanark, Woodstock Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Lanark, Hunters Close
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) to Motherwell Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) to Hamilton, Leechlee Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) to Motherwell Railway Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Threshold) to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Lanark, Hunters Close
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
jmbtravel.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to New Lanark
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to New Lanark is 24 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from East Kilbride to New Lanark.

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