How to get here
10 Hope Street, Bo'ness
By Shared Taxi
We've partnered with Fourways Taxis to provide better access to the Festival for those of you coming from outwith Bo'ness. We’ve scheduled the following journeys to fit in with the train timetable and Festival schedule.
Please call the Box Office on 01324 506850 to book or book your place when you buy your tickets.
Bookings must be made by Monday 19 March; please note your mobile number will be requested and passed on to the driver in case of problems.
Once you book, you'll receive a print out which you will need to present to the driver at the start of your journey. Look out for the HippFest volunteer who will be on hand to help if you have any questions. Cars will have 'Pre-paid HippFest Taxi' in the window.
*Saturday 24th last trains: Linlithgow – Edinburgh 23:47, 0:04 / Linlithgow – Glasgow 23:50
If the journey you want isn't listed above or is sold out, give Fourways a call direct on 01506 823607 and mention 'hippfest'.
Please arrive promptly for your booked taxi as they will leave at the scheduled times. Unfortunately no-refunds can be given.
The nearest station to Bo'ness is Linlithgow, which is served by regular trains from
Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling/Dunblane. Details of rail services are available
from National Rail Enquiries on 03457
From Linlithgow Rail Station, the average taxi fare is £6 and will take approx 15
mins. There are a number of firms operating in the area including Express Taxis
01506 824244 and Fourways Taxis 01506 823607.
run a bus service to/from Edinburgh.
There are also regular bus services to Bo'ness from:
- Edinburgh Bus Station – X19 (Prentice Westwood)
- Linlithgow Rail Station/Cross – 45/46 (Prentice Westwood), F45 (First Bus)
- Falkirk Bus Station – 5 (First Bus)
Visit Traveline Scotland for bus
timetables or call 0871 200 22 33.
Bo'ness lies on the south bank of the Firth of Forth. Travelling from the west, exit
the M9 at J5 or J3 and then follow the brown tourist signs for Bo’ness & Kinneil
Railway and the Hippodrome. From the east exist at J3 and again follow the brown
Cut your journey costs – connect with other drivers at www.gocarshare.com/festival/hippfest
The Hippodrome is within easy walking distance of free parking in Bo’ness town centre.
Edinburgh Airport (14 miles), Glasgow Airport (42 miles), Prestwick Airport (65.2
Follow National Cycle Network Route 76 from Edinburgh.