There are 9 ways to get from Liverpool to Livingston by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 35 min

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

$92 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool University to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St 060
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ladywell, Fastlink X51

$32 - $44

7 alternative options

Train, line 28 bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Haymarket
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Haymarket Station to Knightsridge, Barclay Way (Knightsridge East) 27 / ...

$130 - $205

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Livingston 217.6 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 28 min

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

$58 - $196

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Livingston North

$78 - $313

Fly Liverpool to Edinburgh  •  5 h 21 min

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

$38 - $249

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 37 min

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

$86 - $272

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI

$72 - $251

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Livingston is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 8 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Livingston is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Livingston is 175 miles. The road distance is 217.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Liverpool to Livingston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Liverpool University and arriving at Ladywell, Fastlink via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Livingston North via Preston and Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Livingston, Scotland?

You can take a train from Liverpool to Livingston via Preston and Haymarket in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Livingston via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Glasgow, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 8 h 19 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Isle Of Man, Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Derry
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Liverpool to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Train from Wigan North Western to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
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
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool University to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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