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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Livingston South

£3 - £9

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, The Exchange to Dedridge, Herald Rise X27 / ...

£1 - £4

3 alternative options

Bus via Edinburgh, Princes Street  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Livingston, Asda X24 / ...

£2 - £4

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel 17.7 miles

£40 - £50

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel 17.7 miles

£2 - £4

Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel by bus and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and Mercure Livingston Hotel is around 47 min and covers a distance of around 17 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 39 min. Operated by Lothian Country Buses and First, the Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel service departs from West End, The Exchange and arrives in Mercure Livingston Hotel. Typically 809 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
47 min
Fastest journey time:
39 min
Services per week:
809
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:58
Last service departs at:
23:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel bus and walk schedules

Edinburgh → Mercure Livingston Hotel
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel is to bus which costs £1 - £4 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, The Exchange and arriving at Dedridge, Herald Rise. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Livingston South. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Mercure Livingston Hotel is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs £3 - £9.

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The train from Edinburgh to Livingston South takes 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, depart from West End, The Exchange station.

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Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel is to train which takes 52 min and costs £3 - £9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £4 and takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel.
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  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Mercure Livingston Hotel, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Livingston South hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £9 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Lothian Country Buses operates a bus from West End, The Exchange to Dedridge, Herald Rise every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 48 min. First also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Livingston South
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £9
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £9
Bus operators
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from West End, The Exchange to Dedridge, Herald Rise
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Dedridge, Herald Rise
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Livingston, Asda
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, arrive at Dedridge, Herald Rise station.

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Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Livingston South station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Edinburgh to Mercure Livingston Hotel.

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