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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Castlebank by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, North Frederick Street to Lanark, Mousebank Road 240X / ...

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lanark

£6 - £19

3 alternative options

Line 240 bus, line 41 bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the line 240 bus from Glasgow, Bath Lane to Motherwell, Pollock Street 240
  2. Take the line 41 bus from Motherwell, Pollock Street to Lanark, Mousebank Road 41

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Castlebank 27.5 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Castlebank 27.5 miles

£4 - £6

Glasgow to Castlebank by buses

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Castlebank is around 57 min and covers a distance of around 28 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 48 min. Operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, the Glasgow to Castlebank bus service departs from Glasgow, North Frederick Street and arrives in Lanark, Mousebank Road. Typically 67 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
57 min
Fastest bus time:
48 min
Buses per week:
67
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:52
Last bus departs at:
18:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Castlebank bus schedules

Glasgow → Castlebank
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Castlebank is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Castlebank is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, North Frederick Street and arriving at Lanark, Mousebank Road. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Lanark. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Castlebank is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Castlebank without a car is to bus which takes 53 min and costs .

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The bus from Glasgow, North Frederick Street to Lanark, Mousebank Road takes 53 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Glasgow to Castlebank bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, depart from Glasgow, North Frederick Street station.

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Glasgow to Castlebank train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Castlebank is to bus which takes 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £6 - £19 and takes 54 min.

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  • Distance: 22.8 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Castlebank, Scotland?

Stuarts Coaches UK operates a bus from Glasgow, North Frederick Street to Lanark, Mousebank Road every 3 hours, and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Lanark hourly. Tickets cost £6 - £19 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, North Frederick Street to Lanark, Mousebank Road
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Bath Lane to Motherwell, Pollock Street
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Motherwell, Pollock Street to Lanark, Mousebank Road
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Castlebank
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk

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Glasgow to Castlebank bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Lanark, Mousebank Road station.

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Glasgow to Castlebank train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Lanark station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Castlebank is 28 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Glasgow to Castlebank.

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