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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Glasgow, Strathclyde University Library

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Lanark to Glasgow

Drive

  1. 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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Train route information

Average train time:
50 min
Fastest train time:
43 min
Train distance:
29 miles
Trains per week:
157
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lanark to Glasgow train schedules

Lanark → Glasgow
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The most affordable way to get from Lanark to Glasgow is to drive, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Glasgow is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 36 min.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Lanark and Glasgow is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs £6 - £19.

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The train from Lanark to Glasgow Central takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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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.

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  • Distance: 23 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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 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
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Glasgow, Strathclyde University Library
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Other operators
Taxi from Lanark to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Lanark Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 661 127
Clydewide Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 666 333
Website
clydewidetaxis.co.uk

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Lanark to Glasgow bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Glasgow, Strathclyde University Library station.

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

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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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