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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Low Patrick Street to Glasgow, North Frederick Street X1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Livingston North

$12 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 201 bus, train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Hamilton, Leechlee Road to Airdrie, Callon Street (Masonic Lodge) 201
  2. Take the train from Airdrie to Livingston North

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 43 min

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

$13 - $18

Bus  •  2 h 12 min

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

$16 - $17

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hamilton to Livingston 30.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Livingston 30.1 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Hamilton, Portland Park and arriving at Ladywell, Fastlink via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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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 1 h 43 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min 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 1 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 12 min.

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Hamilton to Livingston bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Ladywell, Fastlink station.

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

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Hamilton to Livingston via Partick in around 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamilton to Livingston via Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 12 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
Train from Airdrie to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Hamilton Central to Partick
Ave. Duration
33 min
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
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hamilton, Low Patrick Street to Glasgow, North Frederick Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Hamilton, Leechlee Road to Airdrie, Callon Street (Masonic Lodge)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Hamilton, Portland Park to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ladywell, Fastlink
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hamilton to Livingston
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Livingston is 30 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Hamilton to Livingston.

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