There are 11 ways to get from London to Falkirk by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  5 h 1 min

$65 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. S9
  2. 38 / ...

$47 - $86

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. 38 / ...

$245 - $374

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. 416.3 miles

$85 - $130

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. LCY - EDI

$74 - $230

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. LCY - GLA

$91 - $314

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. LHR - EDI

$82 - $253

Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. LGW - EDI

$66 - $181

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. STN - EDI

$55 - $151

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 56 min

  1. LTN - EDI

$56 - $169

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 35 min

  1. BHX - EDI

$121 - $296

Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Falkirk is 554 km. The road distance is 666 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Falkirk is to train which costs £45 - £75 and takes 5 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Falkirk is to fly and train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs £60 - £190.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Falkirk Grahamston. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Falkirk. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Station and arriving at Falkirk, Bus Station via Edinburgh, Princes Street (Princes Mall West Stop). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 21 min.

The train from London Kings Cross to Falkirk Grahamston takes 5 h 1 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

What companies run services between London, England and Falkirk, Scotland?

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from London to Falkirk twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 5 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Falkirk via Edinburgh and Edinburgh, Princes Street (Princes Mall West Stop) in around 10 h 21 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$240 - $370
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$150 - $220
Anytime Day Single
$240 - $370
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Park to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk High
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $10
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Haymarket Station to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Princes Mall West Stop) to Falkirk, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First

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