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There are 3 ways to get from Shotts to Armadale by bus, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dykehead, Easter Road to Whitburn, Cross
  2. Take the bus from Whitburn, Cross to Armadale, Hunting Lodge

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Shotts to Armadale

Drive

  1. Drive from Shotts to Armadale

Shotts to Armadale by bus

The bus journey time between Shotts and Armadale is around 42 min and covers a distance of around 10 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest bus normally takes 39 min. Operated by First and Lothian Country Buses, the Shotts to Armadale bus service departs from Dykehead, Easter Road and arrives in Armadale, Hunting Lodge. Typically 48 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
35 min
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
42 min

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
39 min
Bus distance:
10 miles
Buses per week:
48
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:35
Last bus departs at:
19:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Shotts to Armadale bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shotts to Armadale is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shotts to Armadale is to taxi which costs £22 - £26 and takes 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shotts to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Dykehead, Easter Road and arriving at Armadale, Hunting Lodge via Whitburn, Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Shotts and Armadale is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Shotts to Armadale without a car is to bus which takes 46 min and costs £3 - £7.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Shotts to Armadale, including transfers.

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Shotts to Armadale bus services, operated by First, depart from Dykehead, Easter Road station.

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Shotts to Armadale bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, arrive at Armadale, Hunting Lodge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shotts to Armadale is 9 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Shotts to Armadale.

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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Shotts, Scotland and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Shotts to Armadale via Whitburn, Cross in around 46 min.

Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Dykehead, Easter Road to Whitburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Whitburn, Cross to Armadale, Hunting Lodge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Whitburn, Cross to Armadale, Hunting Lodge
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Shotts to Armadale
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
£22 - £26
Diamond Cabs
Phone
+44 1236 602 222
Airdrie Taxis
Phone
+44 1236 761 144
Redline Cabs
Phone
+44 1698 266 633
Website
redline-cabs.co.uk
North Lanarkshire Private Hire
Phone
+44 1698 253 000
Freddies Private Hire
Phone
+44 1501 732 323
Fixed Rate Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 555
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
Lanark Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 661 127
Clydewide Taxis
Phone
+44 1555 666 333
Website
clydewidetaxis.co.uk
Kwik Kars
Phone
+44 1236 720 208
Website
kwikkars.co.uk
Express Cars
Phone
+44 1236 738 738
Website
expresscars-taxi.com
Cumbernauld Taxis & Private Hire
Phone
+44 1236 738 383
Website
cumbernauld-taxis.co.uk
West Lothian Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 550
Livingstone Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 415 000
Fair Deal Cabs
Phone
+44 1506 499 111
Website
fairdeal-cabs.co.uk
Express Taxis
Phone
+44 500 638 000
Website
expresstaxis.co.uk
Bruce Taxis
Phone
+44 1324 636 000
Website
brucetaxis.co.uk
Baird Taxis
Phone
+44 1324 612 012
Stenhouse Taxis
Phone
+44 1324 551 161
Larbert Taxis
Phone
+44 1324 552 222
Kelvin Kabs
Phone
+44 1355 241 212
Website
kelvinkabs.com
EKCO Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 23 33 33
Website
ekcotaxis.co.uk
East Kilbride Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 222 324
Website
ektaxis.co.uk

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