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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, line 253 bus

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Take the line 253 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Railway Road

Cheapest option

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Lanarkshire

4 alternative options

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Haymarket Station
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Carluke
  3. Take the train from Carluke to Lanark
  4. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Uddington, Millbank Wood

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Haymarket Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire by bus and train

The journey time between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Lanarkshire is around 7h 2m and covers a distance of around 60 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 26m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 30m. Operated by Lothian Buses, Scottish Citylink, First ScotRail Service and others, the Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire service departs from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arrives in Uddington, Millbank Wood. Typically 13 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 35m
Layover time:
5h 26m
Total time:
7h 2m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 30m
Journey distance:
60 miles
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:15
Last service departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire bus and train schedules

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) → Lanarkshire
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lanarkshire is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Coalburn, Railway Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 36m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Lanarkshire is 32 miles. The road distance is 43 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire without a car is to bus and line 253 bus which takes 3h 36m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, arrive at Coalburn, Railway Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire is 43 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire.

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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Lanarkshire, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire via Buchanan Bus Station and Hamilton, Bus Station in around 3h 36m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Carluke
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £23
Train from Carluke to Lanark
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Scottish Citylink
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Railway Road
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Uddington, Millbank Wood
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Uddington, Millbank Wood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lanarkshire
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk
West Lothian Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 550
Livingstone Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 415 000
Fair Deal Cabs
Phone
+44 1506 499 111
Website
fairdeal-cabs.co.uk
Uptown Cabs
Phone
+44 1383 621 117
M & M Taxis
Phone
+44 1383 727 235
Corporate Taxi Dunfermline
Phone
+44 1383 252 525
Website
corporatetaxi.co.uk
Freddies Private Hire
Phone
+44 1501 732 323
Fixed Rate Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 555
MSD Taxi Cowdenbeath
Phone
+44 1383 514 100
Website
msd-taxi.business.site
Mitchell's Taxi
Phone
+44 7834 765 840
Adams Taxi
Phone
+44 1383 512 344
Swift Private Hire Taxis
Phone
+44 131 660 5000
Website
swiftprivatehire.co.uk
Aerial ABW Cabs
Phone
+44 131 663 3232
Website
aerialabwcabs.co.uk
Abbey Cabs Dalkeith
Phone
+44 131 357 7444
Website
abbeycabsdalkeith.co.uk
Toun Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 0077
Website
toun-taxis.co.uk
R & J's Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 2020
Musselburgh Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 2121
Website
musselburghtaxis.com
9090 Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 9090
Website
9090taxis.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Lanarkshire
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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