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There are 5 ways to get from Perth to Lanarkshire by train, bus or car

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Train, line 253 bus

  1. Take the train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Hamilton Central
  3. Take the line 253 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Beechmount Avenue

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Train

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

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Bus, line 253 bus

  1. Take the bus from Perth, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Take the line 253 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Railway Road

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Perth, Canal Street to Livingston, Designer Outlet
  2. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Perth to Lanarkshire

Perth to Lanarkshire by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Perth and Lanarkshire is around 3h 23m and covers a distance of around 101 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 54 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 28m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Whitelaws Coaches and Stuarts Coaches UK, the Perth to Lanarkshire service departs from Perth and arrives in Uddington, Millbank Wood. Typically 26 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 29m
Layover time:
54 min
Total time:
3h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 28m
Journey distance:
101 miles
Services per week:
26
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:15
Last service departs at:
22:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Perth to Lanarkshire train, walk and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Perth to Lanarkshire is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Lanarkshire is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Perth station to Lanarkshire. However, there are services departing from Perth, Bus Station and arriving at Coalburn, Railway Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Perth and Lanarkshire is 59 miles. The road distance is 81.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Perth to Lanarkshire without a car is to train and line 253 bus which takes 3h 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Perth to Lanarkshire, including transfers.

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Perth to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Perth, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Perth to Lanarkshire is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs £19 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus and line 253 bus, which costs and takes 4h 24m.

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Perth to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, arrive at Coalburn, Railway Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Perth to Lanarkshire is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Perth to Lanarkshire.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Lanarkshire.
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  • Distance: 59.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Perth, Scotland and Lanarkshire, Scotland?

You can take a train from Perth to Lanarkshire via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Lanark, and Lanark, Bus Station in around 3h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Perth to Lanarkshire via Buchanan Bus Station and Hamilton, Bus Station in around 4h 24m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Glasgow Central to Hamilton Central
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £9
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £9
Train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Beechmount Avenue
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Railway Road
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Perth, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Scottish Citylink
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Perth, Canal Street to Livingston, Designer Outlet
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK

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