There are 4 ways to get from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 21 bus, line 29 bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Whitburn, Cross (Clydesdale Bank) to Bathgate, St David's House (Mathieson's the Bakers) 20 / ...
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Bathgate, Council Offices to Falkirk, Asda 29 / ...

$8 - $10

3 alternative options

Line 21 bus, train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Whitburn, Cross (Clydesdale Bank) to Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (2-4 Stuart Terrace) 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bathgate to Edinburgh Park
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Camelon

$14 - $18

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 takes 22 min and costs £40 - £50.

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The distance between Whitburn and Falkirk Wheel is 18 km. The road distance is 27 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel, including transfers.

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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, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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

You can take a bus from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel via Bathgate, St David's House (Mathieson's the Bakers), Bathgate, Council Offices, Falkirk, Asda, Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church), and Tamfourhill, Falkirk Wheel Visitor Centre (Falkirk Wheel Turning Circle) in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Bathgate to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Train from Edinburgh Park to Camelon
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Whitburn, Cross (Clydesdale Bank) to Bathgate, St David's House (Mathieson's the Bakers)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bathgate, Council Offices to Falkirk, Asda
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Whitburn, Cross (Clydesdale Bank) to Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (2-4 Stuart Terrace)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Whitburn to Falkirk Wheel
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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