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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Livingston by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Livingston North

$9 - $12

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Bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal X51 / ...

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Livingston 33.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Livingston 33.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Livingston is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Livingston is to taxi which costs £80 - £95 and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Livingston, Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and arriving at Livingston North. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Livingston is 29 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Livingston without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs £7 - £10.

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The train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Livingston North takes 44 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Glasgow to Livingston bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Livingston train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Livingston is to train which takes 44 min and costs £7 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 28.8 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Livingston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $12 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow to Livingston hourly, and the journey takes 54 min. Scottish Citylink also services this route twice daily.

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
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Livingston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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Glasgow to Livingston bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Livingston, Bus Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Livingston is 33 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Glasgow to Livingston.

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