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

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Recommended option

Train  •  7 min

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Whifflet

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the bus from Motherwell Railway Station to Whifflet, Easton Place (Whifflet Rail Station) 201 / ...

$2 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Motherwell to Coatbridge 6 miles

$16 - $20

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Motherwell to Coatbridge 6 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Walk from Motherwell to Coatbridge 6.1 miles

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

ScotRail operates a train from Motherwell to Coatbridge hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Motherwell to Coatbridge every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 26 min. McGills Bus Service also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Whifflet
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $4
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Motherwell to Coatbridge
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Motherwell and Coatbridge is 8 km. The road distance is 10 km.

The cheapest way to get from Motherwell to Coatbridge is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Motherwell to Coatbridge is to train which takes 7 min and costs £2 - £3.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Motherwell and arriving at Whifflet. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Motherwell Railway Station and arriving at Whifflet, Easton Place (Whifflet Rail Station). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

The train from Motherwell to Whifflet takes 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.