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Linlithgow is conveniently located on the main Glasgow/Edinburgh railway line.

There is also good public bus access and Linlithgow is only 14 miles from Edinburgh Airport.

Public Transport

Linlithgow is very well served by public transport.  In particular, rail links provide a regular and fast service directly from Linlithgow to the centres of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling.

By Air

Linlithgow is only 14 miles from Edinburgh International Airport.  Edinburgh Airport is well served by direct flights from all over the UK, from many locations in Europe and by direct flights to North America.

By Train

Linlithgow is situated on the main railway line between Edinburgh and Glasgow.  The railway station is located at the east end of the High Street, immediately behind the Star and Garter Hotel (Map square D2).  The following destinations are very well served from Linlithgow by First ScotRail.

Edinburgh 20 minutes journey time to centre (4 trains / hour*)
Glasgow 30 minutes journey time to centre (2 trains / hour*)
Stirling 30 minutes journey time (2 trains / hour*)
Falkirk 10 minutes journey time (4 trains hour*)

* during the day – may be reduced in the evenings and at weekends

Train Times (National Rail Enquiries "Live Departures" timetable for trains from Linlithgow)

Plus Bus: You can purchase a Plus Bus ticket along with your train ticket that adds discounted unlimited local bus travel on Firstbus services.

By Bus

There is a circular "town service" and regular bus services to Edinburgh, Falkirk, Stirling, South Queensferry, Bo’ness and Bathgate.  There are a number of bus stops within the town, with the main bus stops at The Cross, on both sides of the High Street.  The main bus operator is First Edinburgh but some buses are operated by other companies.

Taxis, Limousine and Private Car Hire

Gordon's Taxis - 8 Seater Taxi service in Linlithgow
Tel: 01506 264242 Mobile: 07711 581181 e-Mail:

Kenny Taxis Tel: 01506 671005

Lighthouse Private Hire - "Seeing you there in comfort and safety"
Tel: 01506 260 2608 Mobile: 07773875998 e-Mail:

Mikes Taxis Our Business is Picking Up!
Tel: 01506 834071 - 01506 824263 e-Mail:

Linlithgow Taxis Ltd. "A 24/7 Professional and Personable Service"
Tel: 01506 260123 e-Mail:

Bruces Taxi, Unit 8, Forbes Court, Middlefield Ind Est, Falkirk, FK2 9HQ
Tel: 01324 636000

Call Us Cabs - " Local Exceptional Taxi Firm"
Tel: 01324-883305 or 0800-0029165 e-Mail: