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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge by train or bus

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny

$4 - $6

2 alternative options

Bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Queensferry, Slip Road X54 / ...

Line 43 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square to Queensferry, Police Station 43 / ...

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge is to train which costs £3 - £5 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge is to train which costs £3 - £5 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Queensferry, Slip Road. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Dalmeny. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Forth Bridge is 8 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs £3 - £5.

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The train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge is to train which takes 14 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge.
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  • Distance: 8.5 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland and Forth Bridge, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Queensferry, Slip Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square to Queensferry, Police Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Queensferry, Slip Road station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Dalmeny station.

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