There are 4 ways to get from Livingston to Shotts by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 20 min
£3 - £8
3 alternative options
Bus • 48 min
Taxi • 18 min
£30 - £45
Drive • 18 min
£2 - £4
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Livingston to Shotts is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 18 min.
The fastest way to get from Livingston to Shotts is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs £30 - £45.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kirkton, Buchanan House and arriving at Dykehead, King Street. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 48 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Livingston South and arriving at Shotts. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.
The distance between Livingston and Shotts is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.3 miles.
The best way to get from Livingston to Shotts without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs £3 - £8.
The train from Livingston South to Shotts takes 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Livingston to Shotts bus services, operated by First Scotland East, depart from Kirkton, Buchanan House station.
Livingston to Shotts train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Livingston South station.
The best way to get from Livingston to Shotts is to train which takes 20 min and costs £3 - £8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 and takes 48 min.
What companies run services between Livingston, Scotland and Shotts, Scotland?
ScotRail operates a train from Livingston South to Shotts hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £8 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, First Scotland East operates a bus from Kirkton, Buchanan House to Dykehead, King Street hourly. Tickets cost £6 and the journey takes 48 min.
Train from Livingston South to Shotts
- Ave. Duration
- 20 min
- Estimated price
- £3 - £8
- Anytime Day Single
- £3 - £5
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £6 - £8
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Livingston to Shotts bus services, operated by First Scotland East, arrive at Dykehead, King Street station.
Livingston to Shotts train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Shotts station.
Yes, the driving distance between Livingston to Shotts is 15 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Livingston to Shotts.
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