There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Haymarket

£71 - £102

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Bus  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh National Express

£13 - £15

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Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston 215.2 miles

£35 - £55

Fly Manchester to Edinburgh, train  •  3h 3m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Livingston North

£42 - £160

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

£67 - £294

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Livingston North

£78 - £308

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 6h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston is to fly and train which costs £40 - £160 and takes 3h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Livingston. However, there are services departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Ladywell, Fastlink via Edinburgh, Princes Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Livingston North via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Livingston is 176 miles. The road distance is 215.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston without a car is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs £70 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston bus services, operated by National Express, depart from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs £70 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 6h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 176.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 33m

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Livingston, Scotland?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Haymarket every 4 hours. Tickets cost £65 - £95 and the journey takes 3h 6m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh twice daily. Tickets cost £10 - £14 and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £270
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £270
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£30 - £270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£27 - £40
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Park to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Haymarket station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Livingston.

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Ryanair, Flybe and easyJet offer flights from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 1903+ hotels available in Livingston. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £17.

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