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

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Train, line 4 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston Edinburgh - Dunblane / ...
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Falkirk, Melville Street to Grangemouth, Beancross Roundabout 3 / ...

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Bus  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Grangemouth, Newlands Garage 978 / ...

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Bus, line 4 bus  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church X38
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Falkirk, Melville Street to Grangemouth, Hawthorn Street 3 / ...

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Grangemouth 24.5 miles

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Grangemouth 24.5 miles

Edinburgh to Grangemouth by train and bus

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56 min Average Duration
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Grangemouth is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Grangemouth is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Grangemouth is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 33 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 four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 4m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Grangemouth is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Grangemouth without a car is to train and line 4 bus which takes 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 56 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 33 min to drive from Edinburgh to Grangemouth.

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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Grangemouth, Newlands Garage every 4 hours. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 1h 4m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £17
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£3 - £60
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Bus operators
Midland Bluebird
Phone
03330 16 61 62
Email
enquiries@mcgillsscotlandeast.co.uk
Website
mcgillsscotlandeast.co.uk
Bus from Falkirk, Melville Street to Grangemouth, Beancross Roundabout
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Midland Bluebird
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Midland Bluebird
Bus from Falkirk, Melville Street to Grangemouth, Hawthorn Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Midland Bluebird
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
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Grangemouth
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
£65 - £85
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
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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