There are 4 ways to get from Irvine to Motherwell by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 11 min

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

$11 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Irvine, Galt Avenue to Buchanan Bus Station X79 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, High Road X11

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Irvine to Motherwell 38.9 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Motherwell 38.9 miles

$8 - $13

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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 1 h 43 min.

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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 1 h 11 min.

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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 1 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min 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 1 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 43 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Irvine to Motherwell.
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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Irvine to Motherwell via Glasgow Central in around 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Irvine to Motherwell via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 43 min.

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
41 min
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
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
14 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Irvine, Galt Avenue to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Irvine to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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

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