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There are 5 ways to get from Lanark to Denny by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus via Glasgow Central  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Denny, Co-op X36

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Motherwell
  2. Take the train from Motherwell to Cumbernauld
  3. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances to Denny, Co-op X36

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Bus  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Buchanan Bus Station 240X / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Denny, Co-op X36

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lanark to Denny 32.3 miles

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Lanark to Denny 32.3 miles

Lanark to Denny by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Lanark and Denny is around 2h 8m and covers a distance of around 53 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 53m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and First, the Lanark to Denny service departs from Lanark and arrives in Denny, Co-op. Typically 93 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 48m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
2h 8m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 53m
Journey distance:
53 miles
Services per week:
93
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
7 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 Denny train, walk and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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Lanark → Denny
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The cheapest way to get from Lanark to Denny is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Denny is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lanark to Denny. However, there are services departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at Denny, Co-op via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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It is 25 miles from Lanark to Denny. It is approximately 32.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Denny without a car is to train and bus via Glasgow Central which takes 2h 45m and costs £9 - £24.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Lanark to Denny, including transfers.

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

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Lanark to Denny bus services, operated by First, arrive at Denny, Co-op station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Denny is 32 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Lanark to Denny.

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  • Distance: 24.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Lanark to Denny via Buchanan Bus Station in around 2h 51m.

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 Lanark to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £10
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from Motherwell to Cumbernauld
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £8
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Denny, Co-op
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances to Denny, Co-op
Ave. Duration
23 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
Other operators
Taxi from Lanark to Denny
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Lanark Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 661 127
Clydewide Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 666 333
Website
clydewidetaxis.co.uk

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