Lanark travel guide

Lanark Tourism | Lanark Guide

You're Going to Love Lanark

With a population of 8,151, Lanark is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom.

When to visit Lanark

Lanark in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lanark in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Lanark


Although Lanark doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI), which is located 40 km from Lanark. The shortest flight to Lanark from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 26h 40m.


Avanti West Coast is the most popular train carrier serving Lanark, followed by Lumo. The train journey from Lanark to Aberdeen takes 2h 33m and costs around $59 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about $46 for a 3h 13m trip. Located 7 km from the city centre, Lanark Carstairs is the busiest station in Lanark. Another popular train station is Lanark, located 3.0 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Lanark is to pick up a car hire from Manchester, which is about 263 km from Lanark. You’ll find branches of Easirent and GREEN MOTION , among others, in Manchester.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lanark, including FlixBus, Megabus and National Express. From Glasgow, the bus ride to Lanark takes 113 km and will cost you around $20. From Newcastle upon Tyne, the ticket costs about $25 for a journey of 241 km.

Airlines serving Lanark

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in popular areas of Lanark

Hiring a car in Lanark

Expect to pay $2.94 per litre in Lanark (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.23 and $46.98. Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Lanark, while also 33% cheaper than other types, on average.