There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Grangemouth by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Grangemouth, Newlands Garage (At Shell Garage) 909

$7 - $11

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Bus, line 4 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Falkirk, Gala Bingo 38
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Falkirk, Gala Bingo to Grangemouth, Hawthorn Street (Opp Hawthorn Street) 3 / ...

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Train, line 3 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Grangemouth, Almond Street (Opp Nos 37/39) 3

$11 - $21

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Grangemouth 24.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Grangemouth 24.1 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Grangemouth is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Grangemouth is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Grangemouth, Newlands Garage (At Shell Garage). Services depart every two hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Grangemouth is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Grangemouth without a car is to bus which takes 51 min and costs £5 - £9.

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The bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Grangemouth, Newlands Garage (At Shell Garage) takes 51 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Edinburgh to Grangemouth bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) station.

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Edinburgh to Grangemouth bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Grangemouth, Newlands Garage (At Shell Garage) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Grangemouth is 24 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Edinburgh to Grangemouth.

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There are 353+ hotels available in Grangemouth. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Grangemouth.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Grangemouth every 2 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Grangemouth, Newlands Garage (At Shell Garage)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Grangemouth, Almond Street (Opp Nos 37/39)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Falkirk, Gala Bingo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, Gala Bingo to Grangemouth, Hawthorn Street (Opp Hawthorn Street)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Grangemouth
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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