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There are 4 ways to get from Lanark to Gartcosh by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Gartcosh

£9 - £23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Buchanan Bus Station 240X / ...

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lanark to Gartcosh 23.2 miles

£50 - £60

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Lanark to Gartcosh 23.2 miles

£3 - £6

Lanark to Gartcosh by train and walk

The journey time between Lanark and Gartcosh is around 1h 26m and covers a distance of around 37 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 16m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 133 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 26m
Fastest journey time:
1h 16m
Journey distance:
37 miles
Services per week:
133
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
3 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 Gartcosh train and walk schedules

Lanark → Gartcosh
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The most affordable way to get from Lanark to Gartcosh is to drive, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Gartcosh is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lanark to Gartcosh. However, there are services departing from Lanark and arriving at Gartcosh via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Lanark and Gartcosh is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Gartcosh without a car is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs £8 - £24.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Lanark to Gartcosh, including transfers.

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Lanark to Gartcosh train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Lanark station.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Gartcosh is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs £8 - £24. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2h 5m.

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Lanark to Gartcosh train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Gartcosh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Gartcosh is 23 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Lanark to Gartcosh.

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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

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

You can take a train from Lanark to Gartcosh via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1h 50m. Alternatively, Stuarts Coaches UK operates a bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Buchanan Bus Station every 3 hours, and the journey takes 1h 8m.

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 Gartcosh
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £5
Bus operators
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 Gartcosh
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
£50 - £60
Lanark Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 661 127
Clydewide Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 666 333
Website
clydewidetaxis.co.uk

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