COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in United Kingdom. Learn More.

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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny

£2 - £6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Queensferry, Slip Road X52 / ...

£1 - £5

Edinburgh → Forth Bridge
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in United Kingdom

2m

Mandatory

Travel within United Kingdom

Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in United Kingdom

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 111

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within United Kingdom.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Forth Bridge is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Forth Bridge is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Forth Bridge is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 4 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge is to bus which costs £1 - £5 and takes 27 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge is to train which costs £2 - £6 and takes 16 min.

More details

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.

More details

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.

More details

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.

More details

The train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

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.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Forth Bridge.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 16 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 operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£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
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
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
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

More details

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

More details

Book your Edinburgh to Forth Bridge train tickets online with Omio.

Search and book

There are 2810+ hotels available in Forth Bridge. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details