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There are 5 ways to get from South Queensferry to Livingston by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  25m

  1. Take the bus from Queensferry, Ferrymuir Retail Park to Ladywell, Fastlink X51 / ...

£3 - £5

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Train  •  41m

  1. Take the train from Dalmeny to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Livingston North

£5 - £8

Taxi  •  16m

  1. Take a taxi from South Queensferry to Livingston 13.6 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  16m

  1. Drive from South Queensferry to Livingston 13.6 miles

£2 - £4

Uber  •  16m

  1. Take an Uber from South Queensferry to Livingston 13.6 miles

£20 - £28

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The cheapest way to get from South Queensferry to Livingston is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 16m.

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The quickest way to get from South Queensferry to Livingston is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Queensferry, Ferrymuir Retail Park and arriving at Ladywell, Fastlink. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Queensferry to Livingston. However, there are services departing from Dalmeny and arriving at Livingston North via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41m.

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The distance between South Queensferry and Livingston is 8 miles. The road distance is 13.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Queensferry to Livingston without a car is to bus which takes 25m and costs £3 - £5.

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The bus from Queensferry, Ferrymuir Retail Park to Ladywell, Fastlink takes 25m including transfers and departs hourly.

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South Queensferry to Livingston bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Queensferry, Ferrymuir Retail Park station.

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South Queensferry to Livingston train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Dalmeny station.

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The best way to get from South Queensferry to Livingston is to bus which takes 25m and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 41m.

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Map of how to get from South Queensferry to Livingston.
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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 25m

What companies run services between South Queensferry, Scotland and Livingston, Scotland?

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from South Queensferry to Livingston hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 25m. E + M Horsburgh also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Queensferry to Livingston via Haymarket in around 41m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dalmeny to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £4
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Queensferry, Ferrymuir Retail Park to Ladywell, Fastlink
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
E + M Horsburgh
Phone
01506 432 251
Email
reception@emhbus.com
Website
horsburghcoaches.com
Bus from Queensferry, Ferrymuir Retail Park to Ladywell, Fastlink
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
E + M Horsburgh
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Queensferry to Livingston
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£20 - £28
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uber.com
Assist
£20 - £28
UberX
£20 - £28
uberXL
£29 - £45
Exec
£30 - £45
Taxi from South Queensferry to Livingston
Ave. Duration
16m
Estimated price
£30 - £40
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
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
Musselburgh Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 2121
Website
musselburghtaxis.com
Toun Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 0077
Website
toun-taxis.co.uk
Dunsley Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 9090
Website
dunsleytaxis.com
R & J's Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 2020
Abbey Cabs Dalkeith
Phone
+44 131 357 7444
Website
abbeycabsdalkeith.co.uk
Aerial ABW Cabs
Phone
+44 131 663 3232
Website
aerialabwcabs.co.uk
Swift Private Hire Taxis
Phone
+44 131 660 5000
Website
swiftprivatehire.co.uk
Axis Taxis
Phone
+44 7340 567467
Taxi and Hutch
Phone
+44 131 665 5600
Website
taxiandhutch.com
Alba Taxis
Phone
+44 1875 815 000

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

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South Queensferry to Livingston train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Livingston North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Queensferry to Livingston is 14 miles. It takes approximately 16m to drive from South Queensferry to Livingston.

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