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

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Train  •  14m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny

$4 - $6

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Bus  •  25m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Queensferry, Slip Road X54 / ...

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge is to bus which costs £1 - £3 and takes 25m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Queensferry, Slip Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25m.

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

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The distance between Edinburgh and Forth Bridge is 8 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge without a car is to train which takes 14m and costs £3 - £5.

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

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Edinburgh to Forth Bridge bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Forth Bridge train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge is to train which takes 14m and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 25m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge.
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  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 14m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Forth Bridge, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 14m. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 25m. Lothian Country Buses also services this route every 30 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
14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Queensferry, Slip Road
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Queensferry Police Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com

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Edinburgh to Forth Bridge bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Queensferry, Slip Road station.

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Edinburgh to Forth Bridge train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Dalmeny station.

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