There are 6 ways to get from Forth to Shotts by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Motherwell
  2. Take the bus from Motherwell, Pollock Street (Motherwell Cross) to Shotts, School Street 56 / ...

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Forth, Kirk Green to Lanark, Woodstock Street 34 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lanark to Bellshill
  3. Take the train from Bellshill to Shotts

$12 - $17

4 alternative options

Line 77 bus, line 701 bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 77 bus from Forth, Kirk Green to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) 77
  2. Take the line 701 bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) to Shotts, School Street 71 / ...

$12

Line 41 bus, line 56 bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Lanark, High Street to Motherwell, Hamilton Road (Motherwell Jobcentre) 41
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Motherwell, High Road to Stane, Glen Road 56

$16

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forth to Shotts 6.7 miles

$23 - $28

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Forth to Shotts 6.7 miles

$1 - $3

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Forth to Shotts. However, there are services departing from Forth, Kirk Green and arriving at Shotts, School Street via Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Forth and Shotts is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Forth to Shotts without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Forth to Shotts, including transfers.

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Forth to Shotts bus services, operated by Blue Bus, depart from Forth, Kirk Green station.

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Forth to Shotts bus services, operated by Blue Bus, arrive at Shotts, School Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forth to Shotts is 7 miles. It takes approximately 9 min to drive from Forth to Shotts.

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There are 252+ hotels available in Shotts. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Forth to Shotts.
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  • Distance: 5.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

What companies run services between Forth, Scotland and Shotts, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Forth to Shotts via Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lanark to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Train from Lanark to Bellshill
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Bellshill to Shotts
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Bus operators
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Motherwell, Pollock Street (Motherwell Cross) to Shotts, School Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, High Street to Motherwell, Hamilton Road (Motherwell Jobcentre)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Motherwell, High Road to Stane, Glen Road
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
jmbtravel.co.uk
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Forth, Kirk Green to Lanark, Woodstock Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
Blue Bus
Bus from Forth, Kirk Green to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Bus from Forth, Kirk Green to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) to Shotts, School Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Other operators
Taxi from Forth to Shotts
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28

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