There are 4 ways to get from Lanark to Glasgow by train, bus, taxi or car
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Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
3 alternative options
Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Glasgow, Strathclyde University Library
Take a taxi from Lanark to Glasgow
Drive from Lanark to Glasgow
Lanark to Glasgow by train
The train journey time between Lanark and Glasgow is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 29 miles. The fastest train normally takes 43 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Lanark to Glasgow train service departs from Lanark and arrives in Glasgow Central. Typically 157 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Trains departing Wednesday, October 20, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The most affordable way to get from Lanark to Glasgow is to drive, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.
The quickest way to get from Lanark to Glasgow is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 36 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at Glasgow, Strathclyde University Library. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 4m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lanark and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.
The distance between Lanark and Glasgow is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.6 miles.
The best way to get from Lanark to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs £6 - £19.
The train from Lanark to Glasgow Central takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Lanark to Glasgow bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, depart from Lanark, Wellgate station.
Lanark to Glasgow train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Lanark station.
The best way to get from Lanark to Glasgow is to train which takes 51 min and costs £6 - £19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 4m.
What companies run services between Lanark, Scotland and Glasgow, Scotland?
First ScotRail Service operates a train from Lanark to Glasgow Central hourly. Tickets cost £6 - £19 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, Stuarts Coaches UK operates a bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Glasgow, Strathclyde University Library every 3 hours, and the journey takes 1h 4m.
Train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
- Ave. Duration
- 51 min
- Estimated price
- £6 - £19
- First ScotRail Service
- Anytime Day Single
- £6 - £10
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £14 - £19
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Lanark to Glasgow bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Glasgow, Strathclyde University Library station.
Lanark to Glasgow train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Central station.
Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Glasgow is 28 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Lanark to Glasgow.
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