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There are 6 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.

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Train CrossCountry, bus  •  2 h 19 min

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

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Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow 42.3 miles

$130 - $160

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Train, bus  •  3 h 4 min

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

Bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lesmahagow, Abbey Green X74

Train, line 56 bus, bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Shotts
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Shotts, Dyfrig Street to Hamilton, Palace Grounds Road 56
  3. Take the bus from Hamilton, Townhead Street to Lesmahagow, Langdykeside 253 / ...

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow 42.3 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow is to drive which costs £7 - £11 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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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Lesmahagow, Abbey Green via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 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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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Lesmahagow bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Lesmahagow bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Lesmahagow, Abbey Green station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Lesmahagow is 42 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Lesmahagow. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Lesmahagow.
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  • Distance: 34.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

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 3 h 3 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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Edinburgh to Shotts
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
LNER
Bus operators
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Lesmahagow, Abbey Green
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Townhead Street to Lesmahagow, Langdykeside
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Lesmahagow, Abbey Green
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lesmahagow, Abbey Green
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Shotts, Dyfrig Street to Hamilton, Palace Grounds Road
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Bourne Street to Lesmahagow, Langdykeside
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jmbtravel.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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