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

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Recommended option

Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Cumbernauld

$5 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Motherwell Library (Avon Street) to Buchanan Bus Station X11
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) X27 / ...

$6 - $12

Line 201 bus, line 247 bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Motherwell, High Road to Whinhall, Monklands General Hospital (Manor Drive) 201
  2. Take the line 247 bus from Whinhall, Monklands General Hospital (Manor Drive) to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road) 247 / ...

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Motherwell to Cumbernauld 16.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Motherwell to Cumbernauld 16.7 miles

$3 - $6

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

ScotRail operates a train from Motherwell to Cumbernauld hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Motherwell to Cumbernauld via Buchanan Bus Station in around 49 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Cumbernauld
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Motherwell Library (Avon Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Motherwell, High Road to Whinhall, Monklands General Hospital (Manor Drive)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Whinhall, Monklands General Hospital (Manor Drive) to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Motherwell to Cumbernauld
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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 Cumbernauld is 18 km. The road distance is 27 km.

The cheapest way to get from Motherwell to Cumbernauld is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Motherwell to Cumbernauld is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs £26 - £32.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Motherwell and arriving at Cumbernauld. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Motherwell to Cumbernauld. However, there are services departing from Motherwell Library (Avon Street) and arriving at Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

The train from Motherwell to Cumbernauld takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.