There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Galashiels by train, bus, taxi or car
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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Galashiels, Scotland?
ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Galashiels hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, Borders Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Galashiels hourly. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min.
Train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
- Ave. Duration
- 51 min
- Estimated price
- $11 - $15
- Advanced Single
- $8 - $12
- Anytime Day Single
- $11 - $15
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Edinburgh to Galashiels?
The distance between Edinburgh and Galashiels is 45 km. The road distance is 54 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Galashiels?
The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Galashiels is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 48 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Galashiels?
The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Galashiels is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs £80 - £100.
Is there a direct train between Edinburgh and Galashiels?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Galashiels. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 51 min.
Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Galashiels?
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) and arriving at Galashiels, Transport Interchange. Services depart hourly, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.
How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Galashiels?
The train from Edinburgh to Galashiels takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.