There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Linlithgow Palace by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Linlithgow

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 38 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Linlithgow, Cross (Four Mary's Public House) 38 / ...

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Linlithgow Palace 18 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Linlithgow Palace 18 miles

$3 - $6

Rideshare  •  50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Edinburgh to West Lothian 17.9 miles

$4

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Linlithgow Palace 18 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Linlithgow Palace, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Linlithgow Palace every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Edinburgh to Linlithgow Palace every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 58 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Linlithgow
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Edinburgh to West Lothian
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Linlithgow Palace
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$30 - $50
uberX
$30 - $50
uberXL
$50 - $70
UberEXEC
$50 - $75
Taxi from Edinburgh to Linlithgow Palace
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Linlithgow Palace is 25 km. The road distance is 29 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Linlithgow Palace is to line 38 bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 1 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Linlithgow Palace is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs £40 - £55.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Linlithgow. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) and arriving at Linlithgow, Cross (Four Mary's Public House). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

The train from Edinburgh to Linlithgow takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.