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There are 3 ways to get from Lanark to Maddiston by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Polmont

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lanark to Maddiston 24.2 miles

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Lanark to Maddiston 24.2 miles

Lanark to Maddiston by train and walk

The journey time between Lanark and Maddiston is around 1h 38m and covers a distance of around 54 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 14 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 15m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Lanark to Maddiston service departs from Lanark and arrives in Polmont. Typically 156 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 24m
Layover time:
14 min
Total time:
1h 38m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 15m
Journey distance:
54 miles
Services per week:
156
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lanark to Maddiston train and walk schedules

Lanark → Maddiston
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The cheapest way to get from Lanark to Maddiston is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Maddiston is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lanark to Maddiston. However, there are services departing from Lanark and arriving at Polmont via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Lanark and Maddiston is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Maddiston without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £11 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Lanark to Maddiston, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Maddiston is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Lanark to Maddiston.

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There are 405+ hotels available in Maddiston. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 20.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

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

You can take a train from Lanark to Maddiston via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1h 37m.

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 Queen Street to Polmont
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £16
Other operators
Taxi from Lanark to Maddiston
Ave. Duration
31 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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