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from Edinburgh to Livingston

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Travel Information to Livingston from Edinburgh

distanceDistance13 miles (21 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€7) • 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesScotrail

Travel 13 miles (21 km) by train between Edinburgh and Livingston. Scotrail is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct train from Edinburgh to Livingston.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Edinburgh to Livingston?

Travel Edinburgh to Livingston by train.

What is the fastest way to travel from Edinburgh to Livingston?

The fastest way to travel from Edinburgh to Livingston is by train, which requires on average 26 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Livingston would I travel?

Livingston is approximately 13 miles (21 km) away from Edinburgh.

When traveling to Livingston from Edinburgh, where do I depart from Edinburgh and where do I arrive in Livingston?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Edinburgh to Livingston:

  • Trains from Edinburgh to Livingston most often leave from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Livingston North.
Which travel companies can get me from Edinburgh to Livingston?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Edinburgh to Livingston:

  • You can travel between Edinburgh and Livingston by train with Scotrail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $9 (€7) with Scotrail from Edinburgh to Livingston.
Is it possible to travel directly from Edinburgh to Livingston?

Yes, there is a direct service from Edinburgh to Livingston:

  • You can travel directly by train with Scotrail.

Direct services to Livingston tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Edinburgh to Livingston ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Livingston? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Livingston usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Glasgow, Aberdeen or Dundee. If you're looking to explore Glasgow, Aberdeen or Dundee from Livingston, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book my Edinburgh to Livingston one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Edinburgh to Livingston, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $9 (€7) one way.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Livingston tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Livingston
Edinburgh
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.

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