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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Stane, Huntly Terrace

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Bellshill
  2. Take the train from Bellshill to Shotts

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Bus, line 56 bus

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Motherwell, Watson Street
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Dykehead, Easter Road

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Lanark to Shotts

Drive

  1. Drive from Lanark to Shotts

Lanark to Shotts by bus

The bus journey time between Lanark and Shotts is around 55 min and covers a distance of around 17 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 26 min. The fastest bus normally takes 34 min. Operated by Stuarts Coaches UK and JMB Travel, the Lanark to Shotts bus service departs from Lanark, Wellgate and arrives in Dykehead, Easter Road. Typically 56 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
28 min
Layover time:
26 min
Total time:
55 min

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
34 min
Bus distance:
17 miles
Buses per week:
56
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:00
Last bus departs at:
17:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lanark to Shotts bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Lanark to Shotts is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Shotts is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lanark to Shotts. However, there are services departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at Dykehead, Easter Road via Stane, Huntly Terrace. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lanark to Shotts. However, there are services departing from Lanark and arriving at Shotts via Bellshill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 35m.

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The distance between Lanark and Shotts is 10 miles. The road distance is 15 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to Shotts without a car is to bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from Lanark to Shotts, including transfers.

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Lanark to Shotts bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, depart from Lanark, Wellgate station.

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

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The best way to get from Lanark to Shotts is to bus which takes 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £5 - £18 and takes 1h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Lanark to Shotts.
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  • Distance: 10.2 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

Stuarts Coaches UK operates a bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Stane, Huntly Terrace every 2 hours, and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lanark to Shotts via Bellshill in around 1h 35m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lanark to Bellshill
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £12
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £12
Train from Bellshill to Shotts
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Stane, Huntly Terrace
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Dykehead, Easter Road
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Lanark to Shotts
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Lanark Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 661 127
Clydewide Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 666 333
Website
clydewidetaxis.co.uk

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Lanark to Shotts bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Stane, Huntly Terrace station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to Shotts is 15 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Lanark to Shotts.

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