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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to The Kelpies by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 4 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Grangemouth, West Mains Industrial Estate 2 / ...

$11 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Falkirk, Gala Bingo 38

$6 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to The Kelpies 24.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to The Kelpies 24.7 miles

$5 - $8

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

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to The Kelpies is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to The Kelpies. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Grangemouth, Dalgrain Road via Falkirk, Gala Bingo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Edinburgh and The Kelpies is 22 miles. The road distance is 24.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to The Kelpies without a car is to train and line 4 bus which takes 1 h and costs £8 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Edinburgh to The Kelpies, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to The Kelpies bus services, operated by First, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to The Kelpies bus services, operated by First, arrive at Falkirk, Gala Bingo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to The Kelpies is 25 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Edinburgh to The Kelpies.

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

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to The Kelpies.
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  • Distance: 22.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

First operates a bus from Edinburgh to The Kelpies hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 22 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
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
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, West Mains Industrial Estate
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Falkirk, Gala Bingo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to The Kelpies
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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