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There are 3 ways to get from Lanark to Callander by train, bus or car

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Train, line 59 bus  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
  3. Take the line 59 bus from Stirling, Stance D to Callander, War Memorial 59 / ...

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Bus, line 59 bus  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Stirling Goosecroft Bus Station X36 / ...
  3. Take the line 59 bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Callander, War Memorial 59 / ...

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from Lanark to Callander 55.9 miles

Lanark to Callander by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Lanark and Callander is around 3h 22m and covers a distance of around 76 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 18m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 17m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and First, the Lanark to Callander service departs from Lanark and arrives in Callander, War Memorial. Typically 76 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 4m
Layover time:
1h 18m
Total time:
3h 22m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 17m
Journey distance:
76 miles
Services per week:
76
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:21
Last service departs at:
22:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lanark to Callander train, walk and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lanark to Callander is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Callander is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lanark to Callander. However, there are services departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at Callander, War Memorial via Glasgow and Stirling, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 13m.

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The distance between Lanark and Callander is 43 miles. The road distance is 55.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Callander without a car is to train and line 59 bus which takes 2h 56m and costs £14 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Lanark to Callander, including transfers.

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Lanark to Callander bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, depart from Lanark, Wellgate station.

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Lanark to Callander bus services, operated by First, arrive at Callander, War Memorial station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Callander is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Lanark to Callander.

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Map of how to get from Lanark to Callander.
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  • Distance: 43.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 56m

What companies run services between Lanark, Scotland and Callander, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Lanark to Callander via Glasgow and Stirling, Bus Station in around 3h 13m.

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 Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Stance D to Callander, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Callander, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Scottish Citylink

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