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There are 6 ways to get from South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the train from Dalmeny to Haymarket
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Station to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane 909 / ...

Cheapest option

Line 43 bus, bus via Linlithgow, Station Road  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Queensferry, The Loan to Edinburgh, Princes Street 43
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Linlithgow, Station Road X38

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Queensferry, Slip Road to Edinburgh, Princes Street X56b / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane 909 / ...

Line 43 bus, bus  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Queensferry, The Loan to Edinburgh, Princes Street 43
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane 909 / ...

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road 9.8 miles

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road 9.8 miles

South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road by train, bus and walk

The journey time between South Queensferry and Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road is around 1h 13m and covers a distance of around 28 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 19 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Scottish Citylink and Bo'Ness Area Community B, the South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road service departs from Dalmeny and arrives in Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road. Typically 47 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
54 min
Layover time:
19 min
Total time:
1h 13m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h
Journey distance:
28 miles
Services per week:
47
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:52
Last service departs at:
20:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road train, bus and walk schedules

South Queensferry → Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The fastest way to get from South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs £23 - £28.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road. However, there are services departing from Queensferry, Slip Road and arriving at Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane via Edinburgh, Princes Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 20m.

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The distance between South Queensferry and Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.8 miles.

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The best way to get from South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 2m and costs £7 - £14.

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It takes approximately 2h 2m to get from South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road, including transfers.

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South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Queensferry, Slip Road station.

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South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road is 10 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road.

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  • Distance: 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 2m

What companies run services between South Queensferry, Scotland and Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road, Scotland?

You can take a bus from South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road via Edinburgh, Princes Street and Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane in around 2h 20m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dalmeny to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Station to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Phone
+44 737 698-0049
Website
bonesscommunitybus.scot
Bus from Haymarket Station to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Bo'ness, Drum Farm Lane
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Queensferry, Slip Road to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Queensferry, The Loan to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Other operators
Taxi from South Queensferry to Bo'ness, Philpingstone Road
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£23 - £28
Uptown Cabs
Phone
+44 1383 621 117
M & M Taxis
Phone
+44 1383 727 235
Corporate Taxi Dunfermline
Phone
+44 1383 252 525
Website
corporatetaxi.co.uk
West Lothian Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 550
Livingstone Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 415 000
Fair Deal Cabs
Phone
+44 1506 499 111
Website
fairdeal-cabs.co.uk
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk
MSD Taxi Cowdenbeath
Phone
+44 1383 514 100
Website
msd-taxi.business.site
Mitchell's Taxi
Phone
+44 7834 765 840
Adams Taxi
Phone
+44 1383 512 344
Freddies Private Hire
Phone
+44 1501 732 323
Fixed Rate Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 555

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