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

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Train  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Hairmyres

4 alternative options

Line 317 bus, line 254 bus  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the line 317 bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Larkhall, Union Street 317
  2. Take the line 254 bus from Larkhall, Glengowan Primary School to Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance 254

Bus, line 254 bus  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Hamilton, Bus Station 41 / ...
  2. Take the line 254 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Hairmyres Hospital 254

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lanark to Hairmyres 24.5 miles

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Lanark to Hairmyres 24.5 miles

Lanark to Hairmyres by train

The train journey time between Lanark and Hairmyres is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 38 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 30 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 22m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 130 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 19m
Layover time:
30 min
Total time:
1h 50m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 22m
Train distance:
38 miles
Trains per week:
130
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
3 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 Hairmyres train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Lanark to Hairmyres is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Hairmyres is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lanark to Hairmyres. However, there are services departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance via Larkhall, Glengowan Primary School. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lanark to Hairmyres. However, there are services departing from Lanark and arriving at Hairmyres via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between Lanark and Hairmyres is 18 miles. The road distance is 24.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Hairmyres without a car is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs £7 - £25.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Lanark to Hairmyres, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lanark to Hairmyres is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs £7 - £25. Alternatively, you can line 317 bus and line 254 bus, which costs and takes 2h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Lanark to Hairmyres.
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  • Distance: 18.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 41m

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

You can take a train from Lanark to Hairmyres via Glasgow Central in around 1h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lanark to Hairmyres via Larkhall, Union Street and Larkhall, Glengowan Primary School in around 2h 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 Central to Hairmyres
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Larkhall, Union Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Larkhall, Glengowan Primary School to Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Hairmyres Hospital
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
JMB Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Lanark to Hairmyres
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Lanark Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 661 127
Clydewide Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 666 333
Website
clydewidetaxis.co.uk

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Lanark to Hairmyres bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, arrive at Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Hairmyres is 25 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Lanark to Hairmyres.

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