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There are 5 ways to get from New Lanark to St Andrews by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 39m

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

£30 - £40

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Bus via Edinburgh  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Edinburgh, Princes Street 24 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to St Andrews, Bus Station X59 / ...

£11 - £18

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Buchanan Bus Station 240X / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station X24

£13 - £19

Train, bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Bellshill to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station X59 / ...

£21 - £30

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from New Lanark to St Andrews 78.4 miles

£12 - £19

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The cheapest way to get from New Lanark to St Andrews is to bus via Edinburgh which costs £10 - £18 and takes 4h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from New Lanark to St Andrews is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Lanark to St Andrews station. However, there are services departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at St Andrews, Bus Station via Livingston, Bus Terminal and Edinburgh, Princes Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between New Lanark and St Andrews is 60 miles. The road distance is 78.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New Lanark to St Andrews without a car is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs £30 - £40.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from New Lanark to St Andrews, including transfers.

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New Lanark to St Andrews bus services, operated by First, depart from Livingston, Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from New Lanark to St Andrews is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs £30 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus via Edinburgh, which costs £10 - £18 and takes 4h 14m.

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New Lanark to St Andrews bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at St Andrews, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Lanark to St Andrews is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from New Lanark to St Andrews.

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Map of how to get from New Lanark to St Andrews.
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  • Distance: 60.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

What companies run services between New Lanark, Scotland and St Andrews, Fife, Scotland?

You can take a train from New Lanark to St Andrews via Glasgow Central, Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Glasgow, Cathedral Street, Glasgow Queen Street, Dundee, and Dundee City Centre, station in around 3h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Lanark to St Andrews via Livingston, Bus Terminal and Edinburgh, Princes Street in around 4h 14m.

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
£7 - £10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £23
Train from Bellshill to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Bus operators
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Blue Bus
Phone
01501 820598
Email
info@bluebusscotland.co.uk
Website
bluebusscotland.co.uk
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Blue Bus
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
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
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK

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