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

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Train, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Motherwell
  2. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Wanlockhead, Museum 30 / ...

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Sanquhar

$53 - $66

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Train, bus via Bellshill  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Bellshill
  2. Take the train from Bellshill to Lanark
  3. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Wanlockhead, Museum 30 / ...

Line 23 bus, line 77 bus, bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 23 bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Livingston, Bus Terminal 23 / ...
  2. Take the line 77 bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station 77
  3. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Wanlockhead, Museum 30 / ...

Bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Biggar, Cross Road 101 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Wanlockhead, Museum 30 / ...

Taxi  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead 49.2 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead 49.2 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Wanlockhead, Museum via Livingston, Bus Terminal and Lanark, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Wanlockhead is 45 miles. The road distance is 49.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Wanlockhead bus services, operated by First, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs £40 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 23 bus and line 77 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Edinburgh to Wanlockhead bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Wanlockhead, Museum station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Wanlockhead is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead.
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  • Distance: 44.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, and Sanquhar in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead via Livingston, Bus Terminal and Lanark, Bus Station in around 4 h 40 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
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Edinburgh to Bellshill
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Bellshill to Lanark
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
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 Glasgow Central to Sanquhar
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $21
LNER
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Wanlockhead, Museum
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
Blue Bus
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Biggar, Cross Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Wanlockhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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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