There are 3 ways to get from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel by bus, taxi or car

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Line 29 bus, line 6 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 29 bus from Bathgate, Council Offices to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station) 29
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Tamfourhill, Falkirk Wheel Visitor Centre (Falkirk Wheel Turning Circle) 6 / ...

$8 - $10

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Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel 16.6 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel 16.6 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel. However, there are services departing from Whitburn, Cross (Clydesdale Bank) and arriving at Tamfourhill, Falkirk Wheel Visitor Centre (Falkirk Wheel Turning Circle) via Bathgate, Council Offices and Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Whitburn and Falkirk Wheel is 11 miles. The road distance is 16.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel without a car is to line 29 bus and line 6 bus which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £5 - £8.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel, including transfers.

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Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel bus services, operated by First, depart from Bathgate, Council Offices station.

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Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel bus services, operated by First, arrive at Tamfourhill, Falkirk Wheel Visitor Centre (Falkirk Wheel Turning Circle) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel is 17 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel.

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There are 331+ hotels available in Falkirk Wheel. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel.
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

What companies run services between Whitburn, Scotland and Falkirk Wheel, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel via Bathgate, Council Offices, Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station), Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street), and Tamfourhill, Falkirk Wheel Visitor Centre (Falkirk Wheel Turning Circle) in around 1 h 47 min.

Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bathgate, Council Offices to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Tamfourhill, Falkirk Wheel Visitor Centre (Falkirk Wheel Turning Circle)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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