There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Alloa by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Alloa

$13 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach UK  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Dunfermline, Bus Station X55
  2. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Alloa, Shillinghill 8A / ...

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Train via Stirling  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Stirling

$13 - $23

Bus First  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (Castle Street) to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital 38 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Alloa, Shillinghill H2 / ...

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Alloa 35.7 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Alloa 35.7 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Alloa is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Alloa is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs £85 - £110.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Alloa is 41 km. The road distance is 57 km.

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The train from Edinburgh to Alloa takes 1 h 8 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Alloa. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Alloa, Shillinghill via Dunfermline, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Alloa. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Alloa, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Alloa 6 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Alloa via Dunfermline, Bus Station in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Alloa
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Edinburgh to Stirling
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Alloa, Shillinghill
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (Castle Street) to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Alloa, Shillinghill
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Alloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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

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