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There are 4 ways to get from Aberdeen to Livingston by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket

$28 - $99

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Bus, line 25 bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street G92 / ...
  2. Take the line 25 bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Knightsridge, Fastlink 25

$26 - $39

2 alternative options

Night train, bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the night train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Ladywell, Willowbank X27 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Livingston 123.4 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Livingston is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Livingston is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Knightsridge, Fastlink via West End, Shandwick Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Livingston North via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Livingston is 102 miles. The road distance is 123.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Livingston without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £21 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Aberdeen to Livingston, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Livingston bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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Aberdeen to Livingston train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Livingston is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £21 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus and line 25 bus, which costs £19 - £30 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 102.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Livingston, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Aberdeen to Livingston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Livingston via West End, Queensferry Street and West End, Shandwick Place in around 3 h 56 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
Night train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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uk.megabus.com
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Ladywell, Willowbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com

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Aberdeen to Livingston bus services, operated by First, arrive at Knightsridge, Fastlink station.

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Aberdeen to Livingston train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Haymarket station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Livingston is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Aberdeen to Livingston.

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