There are 3 ways to get from Lanark to Douglas by bus, taxi or car
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Bus • 23 min
Taxi • 16 min
£27 - £33
1 alternative option
Drive • 16 min
£1 - £3
Lanark to Douglas by bus
The bus journey time between Lanark and Douglas is around 30 min and covers a distance of around 12 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 30 min. Operated by Whitelaws Coaches and Stuarts Coaches UK, the Lanark to Douglas bus service departs from Lanark, Bus Station and arrives in Douglas, Springhill Road. Typically 22 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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The cheapest way to get from Lanark to Douglas is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 16 min.
The quickest way to get from Lanark to Douglas is to taxi which costs £27 - £33 and takes 16 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lanark, Bus Station station and arriving at Douglas, Springhill Road. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.
The distance between Lanark and Douglas is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.8 miles.
The best way to get from Lanark to Douglas without a car is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .
The bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Douglas, Springhill Road takes 23 min including transfers and departs every four hours.
Lanark to Douglas bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, depart from Lanark, Bus Station.
Lanark to Douglas bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, arrive at Douglas, Springhill Road station.
Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Douglas is 12 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Lanark to Douglas.
There are 36+ hotels available in Douglas. Prices start at £75 per night.
What companies run services between Lanark, Scotland and Douglas, South Lanarkshire, Scotland?
Whitelaws Coaches operates a bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Douglas, Springhill Road 5 times a day, and the journey takes 23 min. Stuarts Coaches UK also services this route 3 times a day.
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