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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, line 4 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Falkirk, Stadium Road End (Opp Westfield Stadium) 2 / ...

$11 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Falkirk, Gala Bingo 38

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  1 h

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

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to The Helix 25.1 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to The Helix 25.1 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

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 hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Edinburgh and The Helix is 22 miles. The road distance is 25.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to The Helix without a car is to train and line 4 bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from Edinburgh to The Helix, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh to The Helix 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 The Helix is 25 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Edinburgh to The Helix.

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There are 346+ hotels available in The Helix. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to The Helix.
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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and The Helix, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to The Helix hourly. 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
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Falkirk, Stadium Road End (Opp Westfield Stadium)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to The Helix
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$80 - $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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