There are 7 ways to get from Kirkcaldy to Livingston by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Livingston, Designer Outlet (Livingston Designers Outlet) 262

$13

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach UK  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkcaldy, Alexandra Street to Ferrytoll, Park & Ride (Ferrytoll Park & Ride) X58
  2. Take the bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride (Ferrytoll Park & Ride) to Ladywell, Fastlink (Ladywell Fastlink) X51

$6 - $8

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Kirkcaldy to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Livingston North

$13 - $54

Bus, line 28 bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkcaldy, Alexandra Street to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) X58
  2. Take the line 28 bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Knightsridge, Barclay Way (Knightsridge East) 27 / ...

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kirkcaldy to Livingston 31 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Kirkcaldy to Livingston 31 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  37 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kirkcaldy to Livingston 31 miles

$55 - $80

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Kirkcaldy to Livingston 3 times a week. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kirkcaldy to Livingston via Haymarket in around 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kirkcaldy to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Haymarket to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $5
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Livingston, Designer Outlet (Livingston Designers Outlet)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Alexandra Street to Ferrytoll, Park & Ride (Ferrytoll Park & Ride)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride (Ferrytoll Park & Ride) to Ladywell, Fastlink (Ladywell Fastlink)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Alexandra Street to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kirkcaldy to Livingston
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$55 - $80
uberX
$55 - $80
uberXL
$85 - $120
UberEXEC
$90 - $130
Taxi from Kirkcaldy to Livingston
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Starfish Taxis
Phone
+44 7790 021000
Website
starfish-taxis.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kirkcaldy to Livingston?

The distance between Kirkcaldy and Livingston is 33 km. The road distance is 50 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kirkcaldy to Livingston?

The cheapest way to get from Kirkcaldy to Livingston is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kirkcaldy to Livingston?

The quickest way to get from Kirkcaldy to Livingston is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs £75 - £90.

Is there a direct train between Kirkcaldy and Livingston?

No, there is no direct train from Kirkcaldy to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Kirkcaldy and arriving at Livingston North via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kirkcaldy and Livingston?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station and arriving at Livingston, Designer Outlet (Livingston Designers Outlet). Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

How long does it take to get from Kirkcaldy to Livingston?

The bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Livingston, Designer Outlet (Livingston Designers Outlet) takes 58 min including transfers and departs three times a week.