There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge by train or bus
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge is to bus which costs £1 - £5 and takes 27 min.
The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge is to train which costs £2 - £6 and takes 16 min.
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 27 min.
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 16 min.
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 16 min and costs £2 - £6.
The train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Edinburgh to Forth Bridge bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.
Edinburgh to Forth Bridge train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.
The best way to get from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge is to train which takes 16 min and costs £2 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £5 and takes 27 min.
What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Forth Bridge, Scotland?
ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £6 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Queensferry, Slip Road every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 27 min. Lothian Country Buses also services this route every 30 minutes.
Train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny
- Ave. Duration
- 16 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- £2 - £6
- Anytime Day Single
- £2 - £4
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £4 - £6
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Edinburgh to Forth Bridge bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Queensferry, Slip Road station.
Edinburgh to Forth Bridge train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Dalmeny station.
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