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There are 6 ways to get from Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Livingston North to Edinburgh

£3 - £10

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Bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ladywell, Fastlink to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place X24 / ...

£1 - £6

4 alternative options

Line 900 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 900 bus from Knightsridge, Deer Park to Edinburgh, North St David Street 900

£5 - £8

Night bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the night bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place X28

£2

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse 17.8 miles

£40 - £50

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse 17.8 miles

£2 - £4

Livingston → Edinburgh Playhouse
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The cheapest way to get from Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Knightsridge, Deer Park and arriving at Edinburgh, North St David Street. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Livingston North and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Livingston and Edinburgh Playhouse is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs £3 - £10.

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The train from Livingston North to Edinburgh takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Knightsridge, Deer Park station.

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Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Livingston North station.

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The best way to get from Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse is to train which takes 30 min and costs £3 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 900 bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse.
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  • Distance: 13.7 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Livingston, Scotland and Edinburgh Playhouse, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Livingston North to Edinburgh every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £10 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Knightsridge, Deer Park to Edinburgh, North St David Street twice daily. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Livingston North to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £10
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Knightsridge, Deer Park to Edinburgh, North St David Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Scottish Citylink
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Ladywell, Fastlink to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Ladywell, Park and Ride to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Night bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
West Lothian Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 550
Livingstone Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 415 000
Fair Deal Cabs
Phone
+44 1506 499 111
Website
fairdeal-cabs.co.uk

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Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, North St David Street station.

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Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse is 18 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Livingston to Edinburgh Playhouse.

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There are 3904+ hotels available in Edinburgh Playhouse. Prices start at £75 per night.

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