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

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Town, South Bridge (at 39) to Halliburton Terrace (Store Brae) X95

$12

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Galashiels 34.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Galashiels 34.1 miles

$7 - $11

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, South Bridge (at 39) and arriving at Halliburton Terrace (Store Brae). Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Galashiels. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Galashiels is 28 miles. The road distance is 34.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Galashiels without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs .

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The train from Edinburgh to Galashiels takes 52 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Galashiels bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Old Town, South Bridge (at 39) station.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Galashiels is to train which takes 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 15 min.

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Edinburgh to Galashiels bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Halliburton Terrace (Store Brae) station.

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Edinburgh to Galashiels train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Galashiels station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Galashiels.
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  • Distance: 27.9 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Galashiels, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Galashiels hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, Borders Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Galashiels hourly. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, South Bridge (at 39) to Halliburton Terrace (Store Brae)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Galashiels is 34 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Edinburgh to Galashiels.

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