There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge by train or bus

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  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, George Street (at 10 The Dome) to Queensferry, Slip Road (Forth Road Bridges) X55 / ...

$2 - $5

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 UK operates a bus from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 30 min. Lothian Buses also services this route every 10 minutes.

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 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, George Street (at 10 The Dome) to Queensferry, Slip Road (Forth Road Bridges)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (at North Side) to Queensferry, Tour Stop (Hawes Inn)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge?

The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Forth Bridge is 14 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge is to bus which costs £1 - £4 and takes 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge?

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

Is there a direct train between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Forth Bridge?

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

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Forth Bridge?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, George Street (at 10 The Dome) and arriving at Queensferry, Slip Road (Forth Road Bridges). Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge?

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

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