Bathgate travel guide

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You're Going to Love Bathgate

With a population of 15 337, Bathgate is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Bathgate

If you’re looking for affordable options, Naseeb Restaurant (17 George Place) and Toby Carvery - Bathgate Farm (Toby Carvery - Bathgate Farm Starlaw Road) are great picks.

When to visit Bathgate

Bathgate in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Bathgate in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Bathgate


When flying to Bathgate, you’ll arrive at Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI), which is located 18 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Bathgate from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 26h 40m.


Lumo is the most popular train carrier serving Bathgate, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Bathgate to Glasgow takes 1h 07m and costs around $34 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Preston, expect to pay about $64 for a 2h 34m trip. Located 0.7 km from the city centre, Bathgate is the busiest station in Bathgate. Another popular train station is Bathgate Fauldhouse, located 10 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Bathgate is to pick up a car hire from Manchester, which is about 284 km from Bathgate. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Manchester.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Bathgate, including Megabus, FlixBus and National Express. From Glasgow, the bus ride to Bathgate takes 90 km and will cost you around $23. From Dundee, the ticket costs about $13 for a journey of 153 km.

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British Airways
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Air Canada
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Where to stay in popular areas of Bathgate

Hiring a car in Bathgate

Expect to pay $3.21 per litre in Bathgate (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.45 and $51.27. The most frequently booked car type in Bathgate is Compact (Class Compact SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 74% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.