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There are 3 ways to get from Sanquhar to Leadhills by bus, taxi or car

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Line 221 bus  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the line 221 bus from Sanquhar, Health Centre to Wanlockhead, Post Office 221

£2 - £4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sanquhar to Leadhills 10.7 miles

£25 - £30

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Sanquhar to Leadhills 10.7 miles

£1 - £3

Sanquhar to Leadhills by bus

The bus journey time between Sanquhar and Leadhills is around 1h 35m and covers a distance of around 12 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 38 min. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland and Stuarts Coaches UK, the Sanquhar to Leadhills bus service departs from Sanquhar, Health Centre and arrives in Leadhills, Ramsay Road. Typically 24 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 35m
Fastest bus time:
38 min
Bus distance:
12 miles
Buses per week:
24
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:56
Last bus departs at:
17:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sanquhar to Leadhills bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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Sanquhar → Leadhills
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The cheapest way to get from Sanquhar to Leadhills is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 13 min.

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The fastest way to get from Sanquhar to Leadhills is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs £25 - £30.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sanquhar to Leadhills. However, there are services departing from Sanquhar, Health Centre and arriving at Leadhills, Ramsay Road via Wanlockhead, Museum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 29m.

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The distance between Sanquhar and Leadhills is 7 miles. The road distance is 10.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Sanquhar to Leadhills without a car is to line 221 bus which takes 1h 29m and costs £2 - £4.

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It takes approximately 1h 29m to get from Sanquhar to Leadhills, including transfers.

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Sanquhar to Leadhills bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Sanquhar, Health Centre station.

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Sanquhar to Leadhills bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Wanlockhead, Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sanquhar to Leadhills is 11 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Sanquhar to Leadhills.

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  • Distance: 7.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between Sanquhar, Scotland and Leadhills, Scotland?

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Sanquhar, Health Centre to Wanlockhead, Post Office 3 times a day. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 24 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sanquhar, Health Centre to Wanlockhead, Post Office
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Sanquhar to Leadhills
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
£25 - £30
Afton Taxis
Phone
+44 1290 332 630
A1 Lux (Cumnock)
Phone
+44 1290 430 098
Website
a1lux.co.uk

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