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Duration 2h 13m
Distance 32.7 miles
Average price £8
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average bus between Falkirk and Dalkeith takes 2h 13m and the fastest bus takes 1h 58m. The bus runs at least 2 times per hour from Falkirk to Dalkeith. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Falkirk, Weir Street
  2. Old Town, North Bridge
  3. Dalkeith
2h 14m
£6 - £10

Falkirk to Dalkeith bus times

Buses run every 30 minutes between Falkirk and Dalkeith. The earliest departure is at 15:42 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Falkirk is at 21:15 which arrives into Dalkeith at 23:13. All services require a transfer at Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Waverley Station) and take an average of 2h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct bus from Falkirk to Dalkeith. However, there are services departing from Falkirk, Weir Street and arriving at Dalkeith, Buccleuch Street via Old Town, North Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Falkirk and Dalkeith is 29 miles. The road distance is 32.7 miles.

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Falkirk to Dalkeith bus services, operated by First Scotland East, depart from Falkirk, Weir Street station.

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Falkirk to Dalkeith bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Dalkeith, Buccleuch Street station.

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There are 3853+ hotels available in Dalkeith. Prices start at £75 per night.

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