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There are 5 ways to get from Greenock to Lanarkshire by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 253 bus  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Greenock West to Glasgow Central Gourock - Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 253 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Beechmount Avenue 253

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Train  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Greenock West to Glasgow Central Gourock - Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lanark Glasgow Central - Lanark

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Bus, line 253 bus  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Greenock, Stance 1 to Buchanan Bus Station 906 / ...
  2. Take the line 253 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Railway Road 253

Taxi  •  1h 6m

  1. Take a taxi from Greenock to Lanarkshire 55.4 miles

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Greenock to Lanarkshire 55.4 miles

Greenock to Lanarkshire by train and bus

68 Weekly Services
3h 24m Average Duration
£12 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Greenock to Lanarkshire is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Greenock to Lanarkshire is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greenock to Lanarkshire. However, there are services departing from Greenock, Stance 1 and arriving at Coalburn, Railway Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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It is 45 miles from Greenock to Lanarkshire. It is approximately 55.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Greenock to Lanarkshire without a car is to train and line 253 bus which takes 2h 38m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Greenock to Lanarkshire, including transfers.

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Greenock to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Greenock, Stance 1 station.

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The best way to get from Greenock to Lanarkshire is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs £11 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 253 bus, which costs and takes 3h 37m.

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Greenock to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, arrive at Coalburn, Railway Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greenock to Lanarkshire is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Greenock to Lanarkshire.

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  • Distance: 44.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 38m

What companies run services between Greenock, Scotland and Lanarkshire, Scotland?

You can take a train from Greenock to Lanarkshire via Glasgow Central, Lanark, and Lanark, Bus Station in around 3h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greenock to Lanarkshire via Buchanan Bus Station and Hamilton, Bus Station in around 3h 37m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Greenock West to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Beechmount Avenue
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Railway Road
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Greenock to Lanarkshire
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Estimated price
£110 - £140
JB Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 330 329
Inverclyde Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 734 563
Website
inverclydetaxis.co.uk
ABC Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 888 888
Website
abc-centraltaxis.com

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