There are 4 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.

Recommended option

Train, line 3 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Falkirk, Stadium Road End (Opp Westfield Stadium) 3 / ...

$11 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  51 min

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

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to The Helix 25.1 miles

$5 - $8

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to The Helix every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 51 min. Prentice Westwood also services this route once daily.

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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Virgin Trains East Coast
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Grangemouth, Newlands Garage (At Shell Garage)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Prentice Westwood
Phone
01506 871 231
Email
sales@prenticewestwoodcoaches.co.uk
Website
prenticewestwoodcoaches.com
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Grangemouth, West Mains Industrial Estate (opp West Mains Ind Est)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
prenticewestwoodcoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to The Helix
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and The Helix is 36 km. The road distance is 40 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to The Helix is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to The Helix is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs £60 - £75.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (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.

It takes approximately 41 min to get from Edinburgh to The Helix, including transfers.