There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to New Lanark 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  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lanark

$10 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 240 bus, line 41 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 240 bus from Glasgow, Bath Lane to Motherwell, Watson Street 240
  2. Take the line 41 bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Lanark, Hunters Close 41

$10

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lanark, Woodstock Street 240X

$11

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to New Lanark 29.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to New Lanark 29.1 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and New Lanark is 37 km. The road distance is 46 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to New Lanark is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to New Lanark is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs £40 - £55.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Lanark. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Lanark, Woodstock Street. Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

The train from Glasgow Central to Lanark takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and New Lanark, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to New Lanark hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, Stuarts Coaches UK operates a bus from Glasgow to New Lanark hourly. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lanark, Woodstock Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Lanark, Hunters Close
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
jmbtravel.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to New Lanark
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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