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There are 4 ways to get from South Queensferry to Armadale by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the train from Dalmeny to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Armadale (W Lothian)

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Bus  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Queensferry, Slip Road to Livingston, Bus Terminal X51 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Armadale, Hunting Lodge X25 / ...

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Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Queensferry to Armadale 18.1 miles

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from South Queensferry to Armadale 18.1 miles

South Queensferry to Armadale by train

The train journey time between South Queensferry and Armadale is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 28 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 24 min. The fastest train normally takes 43 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the South Queensferry to Armadale train service departs from Dalmeny and arrives in Armadale (W Lothian). Typically 207 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
43 min
Layover time:
24 min
Total time:
1h 7m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
43 min
Train distance:
28 miles
Trains per week:
207
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:27
Last train departs at:
23:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

South Queensferry to Armadale train schedules

South Queensferry → Armadale
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Armadale is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from South Queensferry to Armadale is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Queensferry to Armadale is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Queensferry to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Queensferry, Slip Road and arriving at Armadale, Hunting Lodge via Livingston, Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Queensferry to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Dalmeny and arriving at Armadale (W Lothian) via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 6m.

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The distance between South Queensferry and Armadale is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.1 miles.

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The best way to get from South Queensferry to Armadale without a car is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs £6 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1h 6m to get from South Queensferry to Armadale, including transfers.

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South Queensferry to Armadale bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Queensferry, Slip Road station.

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South Queensferry to Armadale train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Dalmeny station.

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The best way to get from South Queensferry to Armadale is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs £6 - £19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £11 and takes 1h 24m.

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Map of how to get from South Queensferry to Armadale.
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  • Distance: 13.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 6m

What companies run services between South Queensferry, Scotland and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

You can take a train from South Queensferry to Armadale via Haymarket in around 1h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Queensferry to Armadale via Livingston, Bus Terminal in around 1h 24m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dalmeny to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Train from Haymarket to Armadale (W Lothian)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £13
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Queensferry, Slip Road to Livingston, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Queensferry, Slip Road to Livingston, Designer Outlet
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Armadale, Hunting Lodge
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Other operators
Taxi from South Queensferry to Armadale
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Uptown Cabs
Phone
+44 1383 621 117
M & M Taxis
Phone
+44 1383 727 235
Corporate Taxi Dunfermline
Phone
+44 1383 252 525
Website
corporatetaxi.co.uk
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
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk
MSD Taxi Cowdenbeath
Phone
+44 1383 514 100
Website
msd-taxi.business.site
Mitchell's Taxi
Phone
+44 7834 765 840
Adams Taxi
Phone
+44 1383 512 344
Freddies Private Hire
Phone
+44 1501 732 323
Fixed Rate Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 555

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South Queensferry to Armadale bus services, operated by First, arrive at Armadale, Hunting Lodge station.

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South Queensferry to Armadale train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Armadale (W Lothian) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Queensferry to Armadale is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from South Queensferry to Armadale.

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