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There are 4 ways to get from Motherwell to Holytown by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  7 min

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Holytown

£1 - £2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9 min

  1. Take the bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to New Stevenston, Stevenston Street 5 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Motherwell to Holytown 3 miles

£9 - £12

Walk  •  53 min

  1. Walk from Motherwell to Holytown 2.8 miles

Motherwell to Holytown by train

The train journey time between Motherwell and Holytown is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest train normally takes 7 min. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7 min
Fastest train time:
7 min
Train distance:
3 miles
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:59
Last train departs at:
05:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Motherwell to Holytown train schedules

Motherwell → Holytown
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The cheapest way to get from Motherwell to Holytown is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Motherwell to Holytown is to taxi which costs £9 - £12 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Motherwell, Watson Street and arriving at New Stevenston, Stevenston Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Motherwell and arriving at Holytown. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Motherwell and Holytown is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Motherwell to Holytown without a car is to train which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £2.

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The train from Motherwell to Holytown takes 7 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Motherwell to Holytown bus services, operated by A + J Ballantyne, depart from Motherwell, Watson Street station.

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Motherwell to Holytown train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Motherwell station.

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The best way to get from Motherwell to Holytown is to train which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £2. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Motherwell to Holytown.
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Motherwell to Holytown 6 times a week. Tickets cost £1 - £2 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, A + J Ballantyne operates a bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to New Stevenston, Stevenston Street hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 9 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Holytown
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £2
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£1 - £2
Bus operators
A + J Ballantyne
Phone
0114 22 11 282
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to New Stevenston, Stevenston Street
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Schedules at
A + J Ballantyne
GD Coaches
Phone
0114 22 11 282
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Holytown, Windsor Road
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
GD Coaches
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Holytown, Windsor Road
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
JMB Travel
Craigs of Cumbernauld
Phone
0114 22 11 282
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Motherwell station to New Stevenston, Stevenston Street
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
Craigs of Cumbernauld
Other operators
Taxi from Motherwell to Holytown
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
£9 - £12
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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Motherwell to Holytown bus services, operated by A + J Ballantyne, arrive at New Stevenston, Stevenston Street station.

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Motherwell to Holytown train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Holytown station.

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