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There are 5 ways to get from Bathgate to Linlithgow by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bathgate, Royal Bar to Linlithgow, Cross 31 / ...

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Bathgate to Edinburgh Park
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Linlithgow

$9 - $12

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bathgate to Linlithgow 6.4 miles

$22 - $27

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Bathgate to Linlithgow 6.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Bathgate to Linlithgow 6.4 miles

$14 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Bathgate to Linlithgow is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bathgate to Linlithgow is to taxi which costs £17 - £21 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bathgate, Royal Bar and arriving at Linlithgow, Cross. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bathgate to Linlithgow. However, there are services departing from Bathgate and arriving at Linlithgow via Edinburgh Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Bathgate and Linlithgow is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bathgate to Linlithgow without a car is to bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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The bus from Bathgate, Royal Bar to Linlithgow, Cross takes 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bathgate to Linlithgow bus services, operated by E + M Horsburgh, depart from Bathgate, Royal Bar station.

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Bathgate to Linlithgow train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Bathgate station.

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The best way to get from Bathgate to Linlithgow is to bus which takes 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Bathgate to Linlithgow.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

What companies run services between Bathgate, Scotland and Linlithgow, Scotland?

E + M Horsburgh operates a bus from Bathgate to Linlithgow hourly, and the journey takes 28 min. SD Travel also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bathgate to Linlithgow via Edinburgh Park in around 45 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Bathgate to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Train from Edinburgh Park to Linlithgow
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Bus operators
E + M Horsburgh
Phone
01506 432 251
Email
reception@emhbus.com
Website
horsburghcoaches.com
Bus from Bathgate, Royal Bar to Linlithgow, Cross
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
horsburghcoaches.com
SD Travel
Phone
0114 22 11 282
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Bathgate, Royal Bar to Linlithgow, Cross
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
traveline.info
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bathgate to Linlithgow
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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uber.com
Assist
$14 - $20
UberX
$14 - $20
uberXL
$21 - $29
Exec
$22 - $30
Taxi from Bathgate to Linlithgow
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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Bathgate to Linlithgow bus services, operated by E + M Horsburgh, arrive at Linlithgow, Cross station.

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Bathgate to Linlithgow train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Linlithgow station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bathgate to Linlithgow is 6 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Bathgate to Linlithgow.

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