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There are 7 ways to get from New Lanark to Falkirk by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via Glasgow Central  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk Grahamston

$18 - $23

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Bus  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Buchanan Bus Station 240X / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station X37

$4 - $5

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Train  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Motherwell
  2. Take the train from Motherwell to Cumbernauld
  3. Take the train from Cumbernauld to Falkirk Grahamston

$11 - $16

Line 41 bus, bus  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Hamilton, Bus Station 41
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 263 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station X37

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  42m

  1. Take a taxi from New Lanark to Falkirk 31.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  42m

  1. Drive from New Lanark to Falkirk 31.5 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  42m

  1. Take an Uber from New Lanark to Falkirk 31.5 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from New Lanark to Falkirk is to bus which costs £3 - £4 and takes 2h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from New Lanark to Falkirk is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Lanark to Falkirk station. However, there are services departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at Falkirk, Grahamston Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Lanark to Falkirk. However, there are services departing from Lanark and arriving at Falkirk Grahamston via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between New Lanark and Falkirk is 23 miles. The road distance is 31.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New Lanark to Falkirk without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs £13 - £18.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from New Lanark to Falkirk, including transfers.

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

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New Lanark to Falkirk train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Lanark station.

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The best way to get from New Lanark to Falkirk is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs £13 - £18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £4 and takes 2h 52m.

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Map of how to get from New Lanark to Falkirk.
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  • Distance: 23.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between New Lanark, Scotland and Falkirk, Scotland?

You can take a train from New Lanark to Falkirk via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Lanark to Falkirk via Buchanan Bus Station in around 2h 52m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Lanark to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Train from Motherwell to Cumbernauld
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $4
Train from Cumbernauld to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
jmbtravel.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New Lanark to Falkirk
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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uber.com
Assist
$45 - $65
UberX
$45 - $65
UberXL
$70 - $95
Exec
$85 - $120
Taxi from New Lanark to Falkirk
Ave. Duration
42m
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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New Lanark to Falkirk bus services, operated by First, arrive at Falkirk, Grahamston Station.

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New Lanark to Falkirk train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Falkirk Grahamston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Lanark to Falkirk is 31 miles. It takes approximately 42m to drive from New Lanark to Falkirk.

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