There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Camelon

£6 - £17

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Bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Camelon, Carmuirs Golf Club X38

£6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel 28.4 miles

£65 - £80

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel 28.4 miles

£4 - £7

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel is to bus which costs £6 and takes 1h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Camelon, Carmuirs Golf Club. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Camelon. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Falkirk Wheel is 25 miles. The road distance is 28.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel without a car is to train which takes 1h 7m and costs £6 - £17.

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The train from Edinburgh to Camelon takes 38 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel bus services, operated by First Scotland East, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel is to train which takes 1h 7m and costs £6 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 and takes 1h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel.
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  • Distance: 25.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 7m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Falkirk Wheel, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Camelon every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £6 - £17 and the journey takes 38 min. Alternatively, First Scotland East operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Camelon, Carmuirs Golf Club hourly. Tickets cost £6 and the journey takes 1h 28m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Camelon
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£13 - £17
Bus operators
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Camelon, Carmuirs Golf Club
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£65 - £80
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel bus services, operated by First Scotland East, arrive at Camelon, Carmuirs Golf Club station.

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Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Camelon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel is 28 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel.

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There are 295+ hotels available in Falkirk Wheel. Prices start at £75 per night.

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