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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Carluke to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
  3. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Hawick, Mart Street

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Livingston, Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Edinburgh, Princes Street
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

Line 91 bus, line 101 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 91 bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Biggar, John Street
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Biggar, John Street to Penicuik, Lambs Pend
  3. Take the bus from Penicuik, Town Centre to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
  4. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Hawick, Mart Street

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Livingston, Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Hawick, Mart Street

Drive

  1. Drive from Lanark to Hawick

Lanark to Hawick by train and bus

The journey time between Lanark and Hawick is around 7h and covers a distance of around 95 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 38m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 43m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Borders Buses, the Lanark to Hawick service departs from Lanark and arrives in Hawick, Mart Street. Typically 11 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 22m
Layover time:
4h 38m
Total time:
7h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 43m
Journey distance:
95 miles
Services per week:
11
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:22
Last service departs at:
19:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lanark to Hawick train and bus schedules

Lanark → Hawick
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hawick is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Lanark to Hawick is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Hawick is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lanark station to Hawick. However, there are services departing from Lanark, Bus Station and arriving at Hawick, Mart Street via Biggar, John Street, Penicuik, Town Centre and Galashiels, Transport Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 47m.

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The distance between Lanark and Hawick is 43 miles. The road distance is 63.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Hawick without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 12m and costs £18 - £55.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Lanark to Hawick, including transfers.

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Lanark to Hawick bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, depart from Lanark, Bus Station.

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Lanark to Hawick bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Hawick, Mart Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Hawick is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Lanark to Hawick.

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  • Distance: 42.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

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

You can take a bus from Lanark to Hawick via Biggar, John Street, Penicuik, Lambs Pend, Penicuik, Town Centre, and Galashiels, Transport Interchange in around 4h 47m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carluke to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
Train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Hawick, Mart Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Penicuik, Town Centre to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Hawick, Mart Street
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Borders Buses
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Livingston, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Biggar, John Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Biggar, John Street to Penicuik, Lambs Pend
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Penicuik, Town Centre to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee

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