There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train CrossCountry, bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Motherwell
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Lesmahagow, Abbey Green (Lesmahagow High School) 253 / ...

$17 - $61

Cheapest option

Train, line 266 bus, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Shotts
  2. Take the line 266 bus from Shotts, Dyfrig Street to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) 266
  3. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Lesmahagow, Langdykeside (New Trows Road) 253 / ...

$16 - $21

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lesmahagow, Abbey Green (Lesmahagow High School) X74

$20 - $25

Bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lesmahagow, Abbey Green (Lesmahagow High School) X74

$16 - $23

Train, line 201 bus, bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Airdrie
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Airdrie, John Smith Swimming Pool (Bell Street) to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) 201
  3. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Lesmahagow, Langdykeside (New Trows Road) 253 / ...

$18 - $23

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow 42.3 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow 42.3 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Lesmahagow is 35 miles. The road distance is 42.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Lesmahagow, Abbey Green (Lesmahagow High School) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Lesmahagow, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow via Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 44 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Edinburgh to Shotts
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Edinburgh to Airdrie
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
LNER
Bus operators
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Lesmahagow, Abbey Green (Lesmahagow High School)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Lesmahagow, Langdykeside (New Trows Road)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Lesmahagow, Abbey Green (Lesmahagow High School)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lesmahagow, Abbey Green (Lesmahagow High School)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Shotts, Dyfrig Street to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Airdrie, John Smith Swimming Pool (Bell Street) to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Lesmahagow, Langdykeside (New Trows Road)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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