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

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Train  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central

£8 - £20

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Buchanan Bus Station 240X / ...

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lanark to Shettleston 22.2 miles

£45 - £60

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Lanark to Shettleston 22.2 miles

£3 - £5

Lanark to Shettleston by train and walk

The journey time between Lanark and Shettleston is around 1h 9m and covers a distance of around 32 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 54 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Lanark to Shettleston service departs from Lanark and arrives in Carntyne. Typically 157 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 9m
Fastest journey time:
54 min
Journey distance:
32 miles
Services per week:
157
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
2 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 Shettleston train and walk schedules

Lanark → Shettleston
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The cheapest way to get from Lanark to Shettleston is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Shettleston is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lanark to Shettleston. However, there are services departing from Lanark and arriving at Carntyne via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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The distance between Lanark and Shettleston is 20 miles. The road distance is 22.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Shettleston without a car is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs £7 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1h 19m to get from Lanark to Shettleston, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lanark to Shettleston is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs £7 - £21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 34m.

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Lanark to Shettleston train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Shettleston is 22 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Lanark to Shettleston.

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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 19m

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Lanark to Glasgow Central hourly. Tickets cost £6 - £19 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, Stuarts Coaches UK operates a bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Buchanan Bus Station every 3 hours, and the journey takes 1h 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
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Other operators
Taxi from Lanark to Shettleston
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Lanark Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 661 127
Clydewide Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 666 333
Website
clydewidetaxis.co.uk

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