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

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Bus  •  58 min

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

Cheapest option

Bus, line 24 bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkcaldy, Alexandra Street to West End, Queensferry Street X58
  2. Take the line 24 bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Ladywell, Fastlink 24 / ...

$3 - $4

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 4 min

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

$11 - $50

Train, bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Ladywell, Willowbank X27 / ...

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kirkcaldy to Livingston 31 miles

$95 - $120

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

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kirkcaldy to Livingston is to bus and line 24 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station station and arriving at Livingston, Designer Outlet. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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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 4 min.

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The distance between Kirkcaldy and Livingston is 20 miles. The road distance is 31 miles.

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The best way to get from Kirkcaldy to Livingston without a car is to bus which takes 58 min and costs .

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The bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Livingston, Designer Outlet takes 58 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Kirkcaldy to Livingston bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Kirkcaldy, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Kirkcaldy to Livingston is to bus which takes 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £40 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Kirkcaldy to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 20.5 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Kirkcaldy to Livingston twice a week, and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kirkcaldy to Livingston via Haymarket in around 1 h 4 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
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Haymarket to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Kirkcaldy to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$21 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Kirkcaldy to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $22
Train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
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
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Lothian Country Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Ladywell, Willowbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Alexandra Street to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kirkcaldy to Livingston
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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uber.com
Assist
$50 - $75
UberX
$50 - $75
uberXL
$80 - $110
Exec
$85 - $120
Taxi from Kirkcaldy to Livingston
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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Kirkcaldy to Livingston bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Livingston, Designer Outlet station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kirkcaldy to Livingston is 31 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Kirkcaldy to Livingston.

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