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There are 6 ways to get from Galashiels to Livingston by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Livingston North

$15 - $18

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Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Galashiels, Bridge Street to Old Town, North Bridge X95
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Ladywell, Fastlink 24 / ...

$10 - $13

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Train, bus  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Ladywell, Fastlink 24 / ...

$14 - $17

Bus via Eliburn, Peel Roundabout  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Galashiels, Bank Street Gardens to Old Town, North Bridge X62 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Eliburn, Peel Roundabout 23 / ...

$12 - $16

Taxi  •  54m

  1. Take a taxi from Galashiels to Livingston 47.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  54m

  1. Drive from Galashiels to Livingston 47.2 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Galashiels to Livingston is to bus which costs £8 - £10 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Galashiels to Livingston is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galashiels to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Galashiels, Bridge Street and arriving at Ladywell, Fastlink via Edinburgh, Waterloo Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Galashiels to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Galashiels and arriving at Livingston North via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 23m.

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The distance between Galashiels and Livingston is 34 miles. The road distance is 47.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Galashiels to Livingston without a car is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs £11 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1h 23m to get from Galashiels to Livingston, including transfers.

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Galashiels to Livingston bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Galashiels, Bridge Street station.

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Galashiels to Livingston train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Galashiels station.

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The best way to get from Galashiels to Livingston is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs £11 - £14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £10 and takes 2h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Galashiels to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 23m

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

You can take a train from Galashiels to Livingston via Edinburgh in around 1h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Galashiels to Livingston via Old Town, North Bridge and Edinburgh, Waterloo Place in around 2h 30m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Edinburgh to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $5
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Ladywell, Fastlink
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Eliburn, Peel Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Ladywell, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Bridge Street to Old Town, North Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Bank Street Gardens to Old Town, North Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Blue Bus
Phone
01501 820598
Email
info@bluebusscotland.co.uk
Website
bluebusscotland.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Eliburn, Peel Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bluebusscotland.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Galashiels to Livingston
Ave. Duration
54m
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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Galashiels to Livingston bus services, operated by First, arrive at Ladywell, Fastlink station.

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Galashiels to Livingston train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Livingston North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galashiels to Livingston is 47 miles. It takes approximately 54m to drive from Galashiels to Livingston.

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