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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ladywell, Fastlink X51

$5 - $8

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 bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h 3 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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The distance between Glasgow and Livingston is 29 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Ladywell, Fastlink. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 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. The journey takes approximately 44 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 UK operates a bus from Glasgow to Livingston hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

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
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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