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There are 5 ways to get from Irvine to Motherwell by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Irvine to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Motherwell

$11 - $24

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Bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Irvine, Galt Avenue to Buchanan Bus Station X44 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, High Road X11 / ...

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  46m

  1. Take a taxi from Irvine to Motherwell 38.9 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  46m

  1. Drive from Irvine to Motherwell 38.9 miles

$8 - $13

Uber  •  46m

  1. Take an Uber from Irvine to Motherwell 38.9 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Motherwell is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Motherwell is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Motherwell. However, there are services departing from Irvine, Galt Avenue and arriving at Motherwell, High Road via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Irvine to Motherwell. However, there are services departing from Irvine and arriving at Motherwell via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Irvine and Motherwell is 29 miles. The road distance is 38.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Motherwell without a car is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs £8 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to get from Irvine to Motherwell, including transfers.

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Irvine to Motherwell bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Irvine, Galt Avenue station.

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Irvine to Motherwell train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Irvine station.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Motherwell is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs £8 - £19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 1h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Motherwell.
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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 10m

What companies run services between Irvine, Scotland and Motherwell, Scotland?

You can take a train from Irvine to Motherwell via Glasgow Central in around 1h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Irvine to Motherwell via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1h 43m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Irvine to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Glasgow Central to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$1 - $3
Off-Peak Day Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Irvine, Galt Avenue to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, High Road
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Irvine to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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uber.com
Assist
$55 - $80
UberX
$55 - $80
UberXL
$85 - $120
Exec
$100 - $150
Taxi from Irvine to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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Irvine to Motherwell bus services, operated by First, arrive at Motherwell, High Road station.

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Irvine to Motherwell train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Motherwell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Motherwell is 39 miles. It takes approximately 46m to drive from Irvine to Motherwell.

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