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If you’re heading into the Scottish capital, hopping on the train from Livingston to Edinburgh is the easy way to get there. Whether you’re planning on a day of culture, shopping or history you can be on with it in around half an hour. Keep reading to find live train times from Livingston to Edinburgh and don’t forget you can avoid paying booking fees by securing your tickets direct from us.

Journey information from Livingston to Edinburgh

  • How long is the average journey duration from Livingston to Edinburgh? 0 hours 22 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Livingston to Edinburgh? 0 hours 20 minutes
  • When is the first train from Livingston to Edinburgh? 08:01
  • When is the last train from Livingston to Edinburgh? 22:40
  • How many services run for Livingston to Edinburgh today? 26

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets

Flex your times

If you’re not a slave to a schedule, you can save a little extra by travelling outside of the busy rush hour. Check our journey planner to find out which times are valid for Off-Peak fares.

Invest in a Railcard

Whether you’re a senior, aged 16-25 or in between, for around £30, a Railcard will save you 1/3 on your train tickets from Livingston to Edinburgh and beyond. There are plenty of types of Railcards available, so why not see which one suits your situation and start saving today?

Savings plus with PlusBus

Adding a PlusBus ticket to your booking makes perfect sense if you’ve got a full day of activities planned in Edinburgh. It allows you unlimited bus travel around the city at a significant saving.

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