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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Livingston North

£12 - £27

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Bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Knightsridge, Deer Park 900

£13 - £19

Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Livingston North

£15 - £43

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston 62.4 miles

£9 - £14

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston by buses

The bus journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Livingston is around 1h 52m and covers a distance of around 65 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 44m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland and Scottish Citylink, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston bus service departs from Prestwick Airport and arrives in Knightsridge, Deer Park. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 52m
Fastest bus time:
1h 44m
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£13
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
20:55
Last bus departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston bus schedules

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Livingston
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Knightsridge, Deer Park via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Livingston North via Charing Cross (Glasgow). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Livingston is 51 miles. The road distance is 62.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 10m and costs £11 - £28.

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It takes approximately 2h 10m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston, including transfers.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Prestwick Airport station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Prestwick Intl Airport station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston is to bus which takes 2h 25m and costs £12 - £20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £14 - £45 and takes 2h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 50.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 10m

What companies run services between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK), Scotland and Livingston, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston via Buchanan Bus Station in around 2h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston via Glasgow Central and Charing Cross (Glasgow) in around 2h 28m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £24
Train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Knightsridge, Deer Park
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Knightsridge, Deer Park station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Livingston North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Livingston.

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