There are 5 ways to get from Kilmarnock to Falkirk by bus, train, 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

Bus via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Buchanan Bus Station X76 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital X26 / ...

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Church Street to Buchanan Bus Station X71 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) X37

$9 - $12

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk Grahamston

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kilmarnock to Falkirk 46.6 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Kilmarnock to Falkirk 46.6 miles

$10 - $15

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

You can take a bus from Kilmarnock to Falkirk via Buchanan Bus Station and Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital in around 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kilmarnock to Falkirk via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Church Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kilmarnock to Falkirk
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kilmarnock to Falkirk?

The distance between Kilmarnock and Falkirk is 62 km. The road distance is 75 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kilmarnock to Falkirk?

The cheapest way to get from Kilmarnock to Falkirk is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kilmarnock to Falkirk?

The quickest way to get from Kilmarnock to Falkirk is to taxi which takes 54 min and costs £65 - £80.

Is there a direct train between Kilmarnock and Falkirk?

No, there is no direct train from Kilmarnock to Falkirk. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock and arriving at Falkirk Grahamston via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kilmarnock and Falkirk?

No, there is no direct bus from Kilmarnock to Falkirk. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) and arriving at Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) via Buchanan Bus Station and Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

How long does it take to get from Kilmarnock to Falkirk?

It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Kilmarnock to Falkirk, including transfers.