Lanarkshire's central position in Scotland makes it easily accessible by road, rail and air.
Lanarkshire is at the centre of Scotland's road network where three main motorways connect.
- M74 runs south to England where it joins the M6;
- M73 runs north past Stirling and onto the north of Scotland;
- M8 runs through Lanarkshire linking Scotland's two largest cities, Glasgow and Edinburgh
Lanarkshire is well served by the network of local and longer distance bus services that cover Scotland and the UK. Click for information on Lanarkshire's bus service.
Due to its central location, Lanarkshire benefits from excellent rail links to the rest of Scotland and the UK. Click for information on how to reach Lanarkshire's towns by rail.
Glasgow International Airport is approximately twenty miles from Lanarkshire and operates daily UK and international flights to destinations all over the world.
Edinburgh International Airport is just over thirty miles from Lanarkshire and offers regular flights to a huge variety of destinations.
Prestwick International Airport is an independent airport offering passenger, freight, general aviation and military services.