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 November
Estimated hotel price
$73
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lanark in November
Estimated hotel price
$73
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Lanark

Plane

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 Wellington and takes around 41h 15m.

Train

Lumo is the most popular train carrier serving Lanark, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Lanark to Aberdeen takes 3h 10m and costs around $97 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about $45 for a 3h 15m 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.

Car

Another option to get to Lanark is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 48 km from Lanark. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lanark, including Megabus, FlixBus and National Express. From Glasgow, the bus ride to Lanark takes 113 km and will cost you around $18. From Newcastle upon Tyne, the ticket costs about $36 for a journey of 249 km.

Plane

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 Wellington and takes around 41h 15m.

Train

Lumo is the most popular train carrier serving Lanark, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Lanark to Aberdeen takes 3h 10m and costs around $97 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about $45 for a 3h 15m 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.

Car

Another option to get to Lanark is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 48 km from Lanark. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lanark, including Megabus, FlixBus and National Express. From Glasgow, the bus ride to Lanark takes 113 km and will cost you around $18. From Newcastle upon Tyne, the ticket costs about $36 for a journey of 249 km.

Airlines serving Lanark

Lufthansa
Good (4,684 reviews)
KLM
Good (837 reviews)
SWISS
Good (956 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,653 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,234 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,565 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (484 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,105 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,411 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,994 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,028 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (851 reviews)
LOT
Good (680 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (799 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,176 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (841 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Lanark

Hiring a car in Lanark

Expect to pay $3.05 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 $36.55 and $48.74. The most frequently booked car type in Lanark is Compact (Class Compact SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 60% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $3.05 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 $36.55 and $48.74. The most frequently booked car type in Lanark is Compact (Class Compact SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 60% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.