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

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Recommended option

Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stance 4) to Queensferry, Slip Road (Forth Road Bridges) X54 / ...

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Forth Bridge is to bus which costs £1 - £4 and takes 42 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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The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Forth Bridge is 8 miles.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stance 4) station and arriving at Queensferry, Slip Road (Forth Road Bridges). Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 33 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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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 33 min. Lothian Buses also services this route every 20 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 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stance 4) to Queensferry, Slip Road (Forth Road Bridges)
Ave. Duration
33 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com

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