There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies by tram, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Tram, train, line 3 bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh Park Station (Edinburgh Trams) T50
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Falkirk Grahamston
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Grangemouth, West Mains Industrial Estate (at West Mains Ind Est) 3 / ...

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 38 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Falkirk, Bus Station X9 / ...

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies 18.8 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies 18.8 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to The Kelpies 18.8 miles

$110 - $160

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and The Kelpies, Scotland?

First operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 59 min.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh Park Station (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Park to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $10
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Grangemouth, West Mains Industrial Estate (at West Mains Ind Est)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Falkirk, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to The Kelpies
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies?

The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and The Kelpies is 26 km. The road distance is 30 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs £45 - £60.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and The Kelpies?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies. However, there are services departing from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) and arriving at Grangemouth, Dalgrain Road (South of Dalgrain Road) via Falkirk, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies?

It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to The Kelpies, including transfers.