There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to The Kelpies 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  •  1 h 1 min

  1. 3 / ...

$11 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  1 h 52 min

  1. X9 / ...

$6 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  1 h 17 min

  1. 909

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. 24.7 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  32 min

  1. 24.7 miles

$5 - $8

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to The Kelpies every 2 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 51 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
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Virgin Trains East Coast
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Grangemouth, West Mains Industrial Estate (at West Mains Ind Est)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Castle Street) to Falkirk, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
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
$7 - $11
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Prentice Westwood
Phone
01506 871 231
Email
sales@prenticewestwoodcoaches.co.uk
Website
prenticewestwoodcoaches.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Castle Street) to Falkirk, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
prenticewestwoodcoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to The Kelpies
Ave. Duration
32 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and The Kelpies is 36 km. The road distance is 39 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to The Kelpies is to taxi which takes 32 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 1 h 1 min to get from Edinburgh to The Kelpies, including transfers.