There are 5 ways to get from Falkirk to Livingston by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Falkirk Grahamston to Edinburgh Park
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Livingston North

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 29 bus, bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 29 bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) to Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (2-4 Stuart Terrace) 29 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (2-4 Stuart Terrace) to Knightsridge, Barclay Way X27 / ...

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Line 38 bus, line 31 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Linlithgow, Back Station Road (Railway Bridge) 38 / ...
  2. Take the line 31 bus from Linlithgow, Cross to Ladywell, Tern Brae (Ladywell West) 31

$9

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Falkirk to Livingston 15.8 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Falkirk to Livingston 15.8 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Falkirk to Livingston is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Falkirk to Livingston is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Falkirk to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) and arriving at Knightsridge, Barclay Way via Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (2-4 Stuart Terrace). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Falkirk to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Falkirk Grahamston and arriving at Livingston North via Edinburgh Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Falkirk and Livingston is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Falkirk to Livingston without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Falkirk to Livingston, including transfers.

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Falkirk to Livingston bus services, operated by First, depart from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) station.

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Map of how to get from Falkirk to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 12.3 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

You can take a train from Falkirk to Livingston via Edinburgh Park in around 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Falkirk to Livingston via Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (2-4 Stuart Terrace) in around 1 h 26 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Falkirk Grahamston to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
Train from Edinburgh Park to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) to Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (2-4 Stuart Terrace)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (Mid Street) to Knightsridge, Barclay Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Linlithgow, Back Station Road (Railway Bridge)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (2-4 Stuart Terrace) to Knightsridge, Barclay Way
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
E + M Horsburgh
Phone
01506 432 251
Email
reception@emhbus.com
Website
horsburghcoaches.com
Bus from Linlithgow, Cross to Ladywell, Tern Brae (Ladywell West)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
horsburghcoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Falkirk to Livingston
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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