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There are 4 ways to get from Aberdeen to Falkirk by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Stirling

$36 - $48

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station X37

$19 - $46

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Bus Megabus UK  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church 38

$27 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Falkirk 124.5 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Falkirk is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Falkirk is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Falkirk station. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Falkirk, Grahamston Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Falkirk. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Falkirk Grahamston via Stirling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Falkirk is 102 miles. The road distance is 124.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Falkirk without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £28 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Aberdeen to Falkirk, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Falkirk bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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Aberdeen to Falkirk train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Falkirk is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £28 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £40 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Falkirk.
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  • Distance: 102.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Falkirk, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Aberdeen to Falkirk hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Falkirk via Buchanan Bus Station in around 4 h 11 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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uk.megabus.com

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Aberdeen to Falkirk bus services, operated by First, arrive at Falkirk, Grahamston Station.

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Aberdeen to Falkirk train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Stirling station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Falkirk is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Aberdeen to Falkirk.

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