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Bus, train  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Newmains, School Road to Shotts Station 56 / ...
  2. Take the train from Shotts to Holytown

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newmains to Holytown 6.2 miles

£15 - £19

2 alternative options

Line 56 bus, bus  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the line 56 bus from Newmains, Hope Street to Motherwell, Pollock Street 56
  2. Take the bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Holytown, Windsor Road 2 / ...

Drive  •  8 min

  1. Drive from Newmains to Holytown 6.2 miles

£1 - £2

Newmains to Holytown by bus and train

The journey time between Newmains and Holytown is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 15 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 31 min. Operated by JMB Travel, Stuarts Coaches UK and First ScotRail Service, the Newmains to Holytown service departs from Newmains, School Road and arrives in Holytown. Typically 25 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
50 min
Fastest journey time:
31 min
Journey distance:
15 miles
Services per week:
25
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:23
Last service departs at:
19:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newmains to Holytown bus and train schedules

Newmains → Holytown
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The cheapest way to get from Newmains to Holytown is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 8 min.

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The fastest way to get from Newmains to Holytown is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £15 - £19 and takes 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newmains to Holytown. However, there are services departing from Newmains, Hope Street and arriving at Holytown, Windsor Road via Motherwell, Watson Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Newmains and Holytown is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Newmains to Holytown without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 15m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from Newmains to Holytown, including transfers.

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Newmains to Holytown bus services, operated by JMB Travel, depart from Newmains, Hope Street station.

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Newmains to Holytown bus services, operated by GD Coaches, arrive at Holytown, Windsor Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newmains to Holytown is 6 miles. It takes approximately 8 min to drive from Newmains to Holytown.

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  • Distance: 4.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Newmains to Holytown via Motherwell, Pollock Street and Motherwell, Watson Street in around 1h 36m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Shotts to Holytown
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Bus operators
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Newmains, School Road to Shotts Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Bus from Newmains, Hope Street to Motherwell, Pollock Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Holytown, Windsor Road
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
JMB Travel
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Newmains, School Road to Shotts, Dyfrig Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
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
Other operators
Taxi from Newmains to Holytown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Redline Cabs
Phone
+44 1698 266 633
Website
redline-cabs.co.uk
North Lanarkshire Private Hire
Phone
+44 1698 253 000
Hamilton Toa Taxis
Phone
+44 1698 281 144
Cadzow Cars
Phone
+44 1698 891 990
Website
cadzowcars.com
Bridge Cars
Phone
+44 1698 422 288
Diamond Cabs
Phone
+44 1236 602 222
Airdrie Taxis
Phone
+44 1236 761 144
Lanark Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 661 127
Clydewide Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 666 333
Website
clydewidetaxis.co.uk

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