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There are 11 ways to get from Lanark to London by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to London Euston

£144 - £510

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

£14 - £18

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Night train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the night train from Carstairs to London Euston

£44 - £49

Drive  •  6h 20m

  1. Drive from Lanark to London King's Cross 383.1 miles

£55 - £90

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR

£55 - £261

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY

£67 - £271

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£50 - £273

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Carluke to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR

£54 - £229

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN

£44 - £173

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Carluke to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY

£66 - £239

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Carluke to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£45 - £321

Lanark to London by train

The train journey time between Lanark and London is around 6h 9m and covers a distance of around 404 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 50m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Avanti West Coast, the Lanark to London train service departs from Lanark and arrives in London Euston. Typically 49 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 9m
Fastest train time:
4h 50m
Train distance:
404 miles
Trains per week:
49
Cheapest price:
£144
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:22
Last train departs at:
23:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lanark to London train schedules

Lanark → London
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Lanark to London is to bus, which costs £14 - £18 and takes 12h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to London is to train and fly which costs £50 - £270 and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lanark to London station. However, there are services departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Hamilton, Scotland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lanark to London. However, there are services departing from Lanark and arriving at London Euston via Motherwell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Lanark and London is 326 miles. The road distance is 383.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to London without a car is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs £140 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Lanark to London, including transfers.

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Lanark to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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Lanark to London train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Motherwell station.

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The best way to get from Lanark to London is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs £140 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £18 and takes 12h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Lanark to London.
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  • Distance: 326.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Lanark, Scotland and London, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Motherwell to London Euston every 2 hours. Tickets cost £140 - £500 and the journey takes 4h 19m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 10h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £320
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £440
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £120
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 Carluke to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £23
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Lanark to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Lanark to London train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to London is 383 miles. It takes approximately 6h 20m to drive from Lanark to London.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Glasgow Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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