There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Livingston South

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, West Approach Road (The Exchange) to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) X27 / ...

$3 - $7

6 alternative options

Train, line 25 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Livingston North
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Deans, Railway Station (Livingston North Rail Station) to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) 25

$8 - $10

Line 27 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp 123 Virgin Retail) to Livingston, Aldi (Aldi Supermarket) 27

$7

Line 16 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 16 bus from Craigleith, Western General Hospital to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) 16

$9

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet 18 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet 18 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet 18 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet is to bus which costs £2 - £6 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, West Approach Road (The Exchange) and arriving at Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Livingston South. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Livingston Designer Outlet is 13 miles. The road distance is 18 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs £4 - £6.

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The train from Edinburgh to Livingston South takes 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, depart from West End, West Approach Road (The Exchange) station.

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Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet is to train which takes 45 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £6 and takes 47 min.

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Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, arrive at Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) station.

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Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Livingston South station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet.
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  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Livingston Designer Outlet, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, Lothian Country Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 47 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Livingston South
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Train from Edinburgh to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Deans, Railway Station (Livingston North Rail Station) to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Bus from Haymarket Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from West End, West Approach Road (The Exchange) to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Blue Bus
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp 123 Virgin Retail) to Livingston, Aldi (Aldi Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
SD Travel
Phone
01501 743333
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Craigleith, Western General Hospital to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $50
UberX
$30 - $50
uberXL
$50 - $70
Exec
$50 - $75
Taxi from Edinburgh to Livingston Designer Outlet
Ave. Duration
25 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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