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There are 8 ways to get from Methil to Livingston by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Methilhill, Grieve Street to Markinch, Howiegate Gardens 44A / ...
  2. Take the train from Markinch to Haymarket
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Livingston North

£12 - £47

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Lower Methil, Memorial Court to Ferrytoll, Park & Ride X60
  2. Take the bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride to Ladywell, Fastlink X51

£8 - £13

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Line 7 bus, train  •  2h

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Lower Methil, Memorial Court to Kirkcaldy, Bus Station 7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kirkcaldy to Haymarket

£9 - £43

Bus via West End, Shandwick Place  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Aberhill, Bus Depot to West End, Queensferry Street X58
  2. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Ladywell, Fastlink 24 / ...

£9 - £11

Bus via Rosyth, Queensferry Road  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Lower Methil, National Court to Rosyth, Queensferry Road 7
  2. Take the bus from Rosyth, Castlandhill Road to Knightsridge, Fastlink X51

£9 - £14

Taxi  •  41m

  1. Take a taxi from Methil to Livingston 38 miles

£80 - £95

Drive  •  41m

  1. Drive from Methil to Livingston 38 miles

£6 - £9

Uber  •  41m

  1. Take an Uber from Methil to Livingston 38 miles

£50 - £70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Methil to Livingston is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Methil to Livingston is to taxi which costs £80 - £95 and takes 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Methil to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Lower Methil, Memorial Court and arriving at Ladywell, Fastlink via Ferrytoll, Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 32m.

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The distance between Methil and Livingston is 28 miles. The road distance is 38 miles.

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The best way to get from Methil to Livingston without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 44m and costs £12 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 44m to get from Methil to Livingston, including transfers.

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Methil to Livingston bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Lower Methil, Memorial Court station.

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Methil to Livingston bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Ladywell, Fastlink station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Methil to Livingston is 38 miles. It takes approximately 41m to drive from Methil to Livingston.

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There are 1900+ hotels available in Livingston. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Methil to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 27.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 44m

What companies run services between Methil, Scotland and Livingston, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Methil to Livingston via Ferrytoll, Park & Ride in around 2h 32m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Markinch to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £10
Train from Haymarket to Livingston North
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Train from Kirkcaldy to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£5 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £8
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Markinch to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £27
Anytime Single
£25 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£13 - £21
Train from Kirkcaldy to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Methilhill, Grieve Street to Markinch, Howiegate Gardens
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Lower Methil, Memorial Court to Kirkcaldy, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Lower Methil, Memorial Court to Ferrytoll, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride to Ladywell, Fastlink
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Aberhill, Bus Depot to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Lower Methil, National Court to Rosyth, Queensferry Road
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Rosyth, Castlandhill Road to Knightsridge, Fastlink
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Ladywell, Fastlink
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Ladywell, Fastlink
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Methil to Livingston
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£50 - £70
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
£50 - £70
UberX
£50 - £70
uberXL
£75 - £110
Exec
£75 - £110
Taxi from Methil to Livingston
Ave. Duration
41m
Estimated price
£80 - £95
United Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1592 752 327
Website
unitedradiocabs.co.uk
Markinch Cabs
Phone
+44 1592 756 550
Website
markinchcabs.co.uk
Glenrothes Town Cabs
Phone
+44 1592 751 111
Website
glenrothestowncabs.co.uk
Glenrothes Taxi Centre
Phone
+44 1592 743 743
Eco Friendly Taxis
Phone
+44 1592 363 636
Raith Taxis
Phone
+44 1592 261 262
Website
raithtaxis.co.uk
Kirkcaldy Cabs
Phone
+44 1592 654 321
Website
kirkcaldycabs.co.uk
JJ Taxis
Phone
+44 1592 50 50 50
Website
jjtaxiskirkcaldy.co.uk
Helen's Taxi
Phone
+44 1592 646 400
Starfish Taxis
Phone
+44 7790 021000
Website
starfish-taxis.com
Aly's Taxis
Phone
+44 1334 657 885
A& J Taxis
Phone
+44 1334 654 049

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