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

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  •  47 min

$10 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 29 bus, line 28 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. 29 / ...
  2. 27 / ...

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

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

  1. 38 / ...
  2. 31

$9

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. 15.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  22 min

  1. 15.8 miles

$3 - $5

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

You can take a train from Falkirk to Livingston via Edinburgh Park in around 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Falkirk to Livingston via Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (2-4 Stuart Terrace) in around 1 h 29 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
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Train from Edinburgh Park to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 (2-4 Stuart Terrace) to Knightsridge, Barclay Way
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
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 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Falkirk and Livingston is 20 km. The road distance is 25 km.

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

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

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 47 min.

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 29 min.

It takes approximately 47 min to get from Falkirk to Livingston, including transfers.