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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Grangemouth by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 3 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Grangemouth, Almond Street 3

$11 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus, line 4 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Falkirk, Gala Bingo 38
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Falkirk, Gala Bingo to Grangemouth, Hawthorn Street 3 / ...

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Grangemouth, Newlands Garage 909

$8 - $12

Train, line 4 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Grangemouth, Hawthorn Street 3 / ...

$11 - $22

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

Questions & Answers

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 and arriving at Grangemouth, Newlands Garage. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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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 train and line 3 bus which takes 55 min and costs £8 - £17.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Edinburgh to Grangemouth, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Grangemouth bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Grangemouth bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Grangemouth, Newlands 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 361+ hotels available in Grangemouth. Prices start at $61 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: 55 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 $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h.

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
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Grangemouth, Almond Street
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Grangemouth, Hawthorn Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Falkirk, Gala Bingo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, Gala Bingo to Grangemouth, Hawthorn Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Grangemouth, Newlands Garage
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Grangemouth
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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