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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to New Lanark by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, North Frederick Street to Lanark, Hunters Close

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lanark

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  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to New Lanark

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  1. Drive from Glasgow to New Lanark

Glasgow to New Lanark by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and New Lanark is around 53 min and covers a distance of around 29 miles. The fastest train normally takes 48 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to New Lanark train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Lanark. Typically 180 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
53 min
Fastest train time:
48 min
Train distance:
29 miles
Trains per week:
180
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:50
Last train departs at:
23:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to New Lanark train schedules

Glasgow → New Lanark
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in New Lanark is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in New Lanark is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in New Lanark is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to New Lanark is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 40 min.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to New Lanark is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs £60 - £75.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, North Frederick Street and arriving at Lanark, Hunters Close. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 54 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 New Lanark is 23 miles. The road distance is 29 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to New Lanark without a car is to bus which takes 54 min and costs .

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The bus from Glasgow, North Frederick Street to Lanark, Hunters Close takes 54 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to New Lanark.
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  • Distance: 23.3 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

Stuarts Coaches UK operates a bus from Glasgow, North Frederick Street to Lanark, Hunters Close every 3 hours, and the journey takes 54 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, Hunters Close
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to New Lanark
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
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 New Lanark bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Lanark, Hunters Close station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to New Lanark is 29 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Glasgow to New Lanark.

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