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There are 6 ways to get from Falkirk to Wishaw by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from Falkirk Grahamston to Cumbernauld
  2. Take the train from Cumbernauld to Motherwell

£6 - £16

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Bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Buchanan Bus Station X24 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Pather, Alexander Street X11

£12 - £14

Train, line 240 bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Falkirk Grahamston to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the line 240 bus from Glasgow, Bath Lane to Pather, Alexander Street 240

£8 - £17

Bus, line 240 bus  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church to Buchanan Bus Station X37
  2. Take the line 240 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Pather, Millbank Road 240 / ...

£8

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Falkirk to Wishaw 23.8 miles

£50 - £65

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Falkirk to Wishaw 23.8 miles

£3 - £6

Falkirk → Wishaw
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The cheapest way to get from Falkirk to Wishaw is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Falkirk to Wishaw is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Falkirk to Wishaw. However, there are services departing from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church and arriving at Pather, Alexander Street via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Falkirk to Wishaw. However, there are services departing from Falkirk Grahamston and arriving at Wishaw via Cumbernauld and Motherwell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 54m.

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The distance between Falkirk and Wishaw is 17 miles. The road distance is 23.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Falkirk to Wishaw without a car is to train which takes 1h 54m and costs £5 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1h 54m to get from Falkirk to Wishaw, including transfers.

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Falkirk to Wishaw bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital station.

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Falkirk to Wishaw train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Falkirk Grahamston station.

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The best way to get from Falkirk to Wishaw is to train which takes 1h 54m and costs £5 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 2h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Falkirk to Wishaw.
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  • Distance: 17.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 54m

What companies run services between Falkirk, Scotland and Wishaw, Scotland?

You can take a train from Falkirk to Wishaw via Cumbernauld and Motherwell in around 1h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Falkirk to Wishaw via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2h 5m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Falkirk Grahamston to Cumbernauld
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £7
Train from Cumbernauld to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £8
Train from Falkirk Grahamston to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Pather, Alexander Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Bus from Glasgow, Bath Lane to Pather, Alexander Street
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Pather, Millbank Road
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
Other operators
Taxi from Falkirk to Wishaw
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Express Taxis
Phone
+44 500 638 000
Website
expresstaxis.co.uk
Bruce Taxis
Phone
+44 1324 636 000
Website
brucetaxis.co.uk
Baird Taxis
Phone
+44 1324 612 012

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Falkirk to Wishaw bus services, operated by First Glasgow, arrive at Pather, Alexander Street station.

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Falkirk to Wishaw train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Motherwell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Falkirk to Wishaw is 24 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Falkirk to Wishaw.

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