Getting to our hospital

Transportation at SJH

St John's is based in Livingston. It is relatively close to train and bus services and while there is some car parking on site, staff parking is limited and at times in short supply.


By Bus

There is a regular bus service to all areas of West Lothian and Edinburgh from within the grounds of St. John’s.

Timetables are available in main reception and also from an electronic information screen in main reception.

Horsburgh buses 400/X400 provide a regular bus service to and from Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

By Train

Livingston North is the nearest railway station (1.4 miles). On bus route and 20-25 minute walk.

Livingston South is 2.8 miles from St. John’s.

By Bike

There are various safe bicycle routes in and around St John's Hospital and there are a number of covered and uncovered shelters around the hospital where bikes can be stored during your working hours. Shower facilities and lockers are available in the main changing rooms on the 1st floor.

There are 127 spaces on the St John's site, most of which are secure and sheltered and have CCTV coverage. These are located as follows:

10 - Front of hospital (west of main disabled parking)

8 - Howden Health Centre (not secure, no CCTV)

16 - Maternity car park

18 - Renal car park (not secure, only 8 covered)

31 - Back of hospital - ward 1 and 2 staff entrances (only 8 covered)

20 - Staff Residencies block 3/6 (not secure, no CCTV, not sheltered)

4 - Staff Residencies block 1/1 (not sheltered)

20 - Community Equipment Store (not secure)