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There are 8 ways to get from Liverpool to Armadale by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Haymarket

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Fly Liverpool to Edinburgh  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Edinburgh (EDI) LPL - EDI

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Train, bus  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Armadale, Hunting Lodge X18

Drive  •  3h 43m

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Armadale 213.9 miles

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

Fly Liverpool to Glasgow, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Glasgow (GLA) LPL - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)

Liverpool to Armadale by train

The train journey time between Liverpool and Armadale is around 4h 56m and covers a distance of around 245 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 11m. The fastest train normally takes 3h 58m. Operated by Northern Rail, TransPennine Express Service, Avanti West Coast and others, the Liverpool to Armadale train service departs from Liverpool Lime Street and arrives in Armadale (W Lothian). Typically 93 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 45m
Layover time:
1h 11m
Total time:
4h 56m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 58m
Train distance:
245 miles
Trains per week:
93
Cheapest price:
£73
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:36
Last train departs at:
23:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Liverpool to Armadale train schedules

Trains departing Saturday, October 23, 2021

Liverpool → Armadale
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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Armadale is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Armadale is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Armadale (W Lothian) via Preston and Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between Liverpool and Armadale is 175 miles. The road distance is 213.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Armadale without a car is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs £70 - £290.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Liverpool to Armadale, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Armadale train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Armadale is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs £70 - £290. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £21 - £140 and takes 5h 22m.

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There is no direct flight from Liverpool Airport to Edinburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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Liverpool to Armadale train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Haymarket station.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Armadale.
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  • Distance: 175.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

You can take a train from Liverpool to Armadale via Preston and Haymarket in around 5h 6m. Alternatively, easyJet, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Liverpool to Armadale 5 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove), London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Isle Of Man, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Flights from Liverpool to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Liverpool to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Liverpool to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Liverpool to Glasgow via Isle Of Man, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Liverpool to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Liverpool to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove), London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £360
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£80 - £360
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£13 - £110
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £130
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £950
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£160 - £650
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£180 - £650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £440
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £2,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£450 - £850
Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
Train from Preston to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £90
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£85 - £130
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Off-Peak Day Single
£65 - £100
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £130
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Preston to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Bus operators
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Armadale, Hunting Lodge
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Armadale is 214 miles. It takes approximately 3h 43m to drive from Liverpool to Armadale.

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