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

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Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Camelon

$9 - $12

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Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church 38

$6 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel 27.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel 27.9 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Tamfourhill, Falkirk Wheel Visitor Centre via Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Camelon. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Falkirk Wheel is 25 miles. The road distance is 27.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel without a car is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £7 - £9.

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The train from Edinburgh to Camelon takes 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel bus services, operated by First, 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 1 h 2 min and costs £7 - £9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel.
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  • Distance: 25.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $12 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min.

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
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel bus services, operated by First, arrive at Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church 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 39 min to drive from Edinburgh to Falkirk Wheel.

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There are 323+ hotels available in Falkirk Wheel. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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