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

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Train  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from Hamilton Central to Partick
  2. Take the train from Partick to Livingston North

$13 - $18

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Bus  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Portland Park to Buchanan Bus Station X1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal X51

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 41 bus, line 77 bus  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Hamilton, Leechlee Road to Lanark, Woodstock Street 41
  2. Take the line 77 bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal 77

Taxi  •  33m

  1. Take a taxi from Hamilton to Livingston 30.1 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  33m

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Livingston 30.1 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Livingston is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Livingston is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Hamilton, Portland Park and arriving at Livingston, Bus Terminal via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamilton to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Hamilton Central and arriving at Livingston North via Partick. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between Hamilton and Livingston is 22 miles. The road distance is 30.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Livingston without a car is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs £10 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Hamilton to Livingston, including transfers.

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Hamilton to Livingston bus services, operated by First, depart from Hamilton, Portland Park station.

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

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Livingston is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs £10 - £14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 41m

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

You can take a train from Hamilton to Livingston via Partick in around 1h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamilton to Livingston via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1h 46m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Hamilton Central to Partick
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Train from Partick to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Leechlee Road to Lanark, Woodstock Street
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
jmbtravel.co.uk
Blue Bus
Phone
01501 820598
Email
info@bluebusscotland.co.uk
Website
bluebusscotland.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
bluebusscotland.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Hamilton to Livingston
Ave. Duration
33m
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Livingston is 30 miles. It takes approximately 33m to drive from Hamilton to Livingston.

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