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There are 8 ways to get from Lanark to Bristol by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS)

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Bus via Birmingham

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol

  1. Take the train from Carluke to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS)

Train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, train

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU)
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads

Train via Preston

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

Train

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Bristol Temple Meads

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Bristol Bond St

Drive

  1. Drive from Lanark to Bristol

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The cheapest way to get from Lanark to Bristol is to bus via Birmingham which costs £17 - £22 and takes 11h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Bristol is to train and fly which costs £45 - £120 and takes 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lanark to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at Bristol Bus & Coach Station via Hamilton, Scotland and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lanark to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Lanark and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads via Motherwell, Preston and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 1m.

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The distance between Lanark and Bristol is 297 miles. The road distance is 351.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Bristol without a car is to train via Preston which takes 8h 1m and costs £130 - £550.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Lanark to Bristol, including transfers.

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Lanark to Bristol bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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Lanark to Bristol train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Motherwell station.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Bristol is to train via Preston which takes 8h 1m and costs £130 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus via Birmingham, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 11h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Lanark to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 297.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Lanark, Scotland and Bristol, England?

You can take a train from Lanark to Bristol via Motherwell, Preston, and Birmingham New Street in around 8h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lanark to Bristol via Hamilton, Bus Station, Hamilton, Scotland, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 11h 12m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£26 - £130
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Carluke to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £23
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £230
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £230
Train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £85
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£21 - £30
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £85
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Motherwell to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£190 - £460
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£190 - £230
Anytime Day 1st Class
£320 - £460
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Lanark to Bristol bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Lanark to Bristol train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Bristol is 352 miles. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from Lanark to Bristol.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Bristol Airport.

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