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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Stirling

$39 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) 38 / ...

$28 - $43

2 alternative options

Bus, line 38 bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Stirling, Bus Station M8 / ...
  3. Take the line 38 bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) 38 / ...

$30 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Falkirk 124.5 miles

$26 - $40

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

ScotRail operates a train from Aberdeen to Falkirk hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Falkirk via West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) and West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Bus operators
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 (after Charlotte Lane at 43)
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aberdeen and Falkirk is 164 km. The road distance is 199 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Falkirk is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Falkirk is to drive which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £19 - £28.

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 36 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Falkirk. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) via West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Aberdeen to Falkirk, including transfers.