There are 3 ways to get from Galashiels to Falkirk by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 44 min

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

$14 - $22

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Bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Galashiels, Bridge Street to Old Town, North Bridge (The Balmoral Hotel) X95
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) 38

$15 - $16

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Galashiels to Falkirk 58.9 miles

$12 - $19

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No, there is no direct bus from Galashiels to Falkirk. However, there are services departing from Galashiels, Bridge Street and arriving at Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) via Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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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 1 h 44 min.

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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 1 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Galashiels to Falkirk, including transfers.

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Galashiels to Falkirk bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Galashiels, Bridge Street 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 1 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 56 min.

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

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

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  • Distance: 46.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Galashiels to Falkirk via Edinburgh in around 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Galashiels to Falkirk via Old Town, North Bridge (The Balmoral Hotel) and Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) in around 2 h 56 min.

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
51 min
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
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
LNER
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Bridge Street to Old Town, North Bridge (The Balmoral Hotel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk

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

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