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

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Train, line 56 bus  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Motherwell
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Motherwell, Pollock Street to Newmains, School Road 56

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Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lanark to Newmains 9.7 miles

£23 - £28

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Bus, line 56 bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Motherwell, Watson Street 41 / ...
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Newmains, School Road 56

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Lanark to Newmains 9.7 miles

£1 - £3

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The cost-effective way to get from Lanark to Newmains is to drive, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Newmains is to taxi which costs £23 - £28 and takes 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lanark to Newmains. However, there are services departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at Newmains, School Road via Motherwell, Watson Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Lanark and Newmains is 9 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Newmains without a car is to train and line 56 bus which takes 1h 7m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 7m to get from Lanark to Newmains, including transfers.

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Lanark to Newmains bus services, operated by JMB Travel, depart from Lanark, Wellgate station.

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Lanark to Newmains bus services, operated by JMB Travel, arrive at Newmains, School Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Newmains is 10 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Lanark to Newmains.

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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 7m

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

You can take a bus from Lanark to Newmains via Motherwell, Watson Street in around 1h 26m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lanark to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £10
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £10
Bus operators
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Motherwell, Pollock Street to Newmains, School Road
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
JMB Travel
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Newmains, School Road
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Other operators
Taxi from Lanark to Newmains
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£23 - £28
Lanark Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 661 127
Clydewide Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 666 333
Website
clydewidetaxis.co.uk

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