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There are 4 ways to get from Galashiels to Falkirk by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston

$14 - $22

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Bus  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Old Town, North Bridge X62 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church 38

$13 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Galashiels, Bank Street Gardens to Old Town, North Bridge X62 / ...
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston

$17 - $29

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Galashiels to Falkirk 58.9 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Galashiels to Falkirk is to bus which costs £10 - £12 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Galashiels to Falkirk is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galashiels to Falkirk. However, there are services departing from Galashiels, Transport Interchange and arriving at Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church via Edinburgh, Waterloo Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Galashiels to Falkirk. However, there are services departing from Galashiels and arriving at Falkirk Grahamston via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Galashiels and Falkirk is 47 miles. The road distance is 58.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Galashiels to Falkirk without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs £10 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from Galashiels to Falkirk, including transfers.

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Galashiels to Falkirk bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Galashiels, Transport Interchange station.

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

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The best way to get from Galashiels to Falkirk is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs £10 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £12 and takes 3h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Galashiels to Falkirk.
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  • Distance: 46.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 31m

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

You can take a train from Galashiels to Falkirk via Edinburgh in around 1h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Galashiels to Falkirk via Old Town, North Bridge and Edinburgh, Waterloo Place in around 3h 37m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Bank Street Gardens to Old Town, North Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Old Town, North Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk

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Galashiels to Falkirk bus services, operated by First, arrive at Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church station.

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Galashiels to Falkirk train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Falkirk Grahamston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galashiels to Falkirk is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Galashiels to Falkirk.

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