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There are 5 ways to get from Motherwell to Bannockburn by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

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Bus, line 38 bus

  1. Take the bus from Motherwell Library to Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
  3. Take the line 38 bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Bannockburn, Cross

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Cumbernauld
  2. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances to Whins of Milton, Home Bargains

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Motherwell to Bannockburn

Drive

  1. Drive from Motherwell to Bannockburn

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The cheapest way to get from Motherwell to Bannockburn is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Motherwell to Bannockburn is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Motherwell to Bannockburn. However, there are services departing from Motherwell Library and arriving at Bannockburn, Cross via Buchanan Bus Station and Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Motherwell and Bannockburn is 21 miles. The road distance is 28.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Motherwell to Bannockburn without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £7 - £110.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Motherwell to Bannockburn, including transfers.

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Motherwell to Bannockburn bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, depart from Motherwell Library station.

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The best way to get from Motherwell to Bannockburn is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £7 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus and line 38 bus, which costs and takes 1h 51m.

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Motherwell to Bannockburn bus services, operated by First South East and Central Scotland, arrive at Bannockburn, Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Motherwell to Bannockburn is 28 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Motherwell to Bannockburn.

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Map of how to get from Motherwell to Bannockburn.
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  • Distance: 21.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between Motherwell, Scotland and Bannockburn, Scotland?

You can take a train from Motherwell to Bannockburn via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street, Stirling, and Stirling, Bus Station in around 1h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Motherwell to Bannockburn via Buchanan Bus Station and Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital in around 1h 51m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £9
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £9
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Motherwell to Cumbernauld
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £8
TransPennine Express Service
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£1 - £50
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £50
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Motherwell Library to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
First South East and Central Scotland
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Bannockburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
First South East and Central Scotland
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances to Whins of Milton, Home Bargains
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
First South East and Central Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Motherwell to Bannockburn
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Redline Cabs
Phone
+44 1698 266 633
Website
redline-cabs.co.uk
North Lanarkshire Private Hire
Phone
+44 1698 253 000

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