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Train Information to Falkirk from Edinburgh

distanceDistance23 miles (37 km)
durationAverage train duration28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£7 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotrail

Trains from Edinburgh to Falkirk cover the 23 miles (37 km) long trip taking on average 28 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £7, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Falkirk Grahamston.

Travel Tips

Trains from Edinburgh to Falkirk
Travel by train to Falkirk easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Falkirk.
How much does a cheap train from Edinburgh to Falkirk cost?
You can find a cheap train from Edinburgh to Falkirk for some dates and times for as low as £5  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Edinburgh to Falkirk?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Falkirk train price to come in at an average of £7  one way.
What is the distance to Falkirk from Edinburgh via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Falkirk from Edinburgh via train to be approximately 23 miles (37 km).
How many hours does it take from Edinburgh to Falkirk by train?
The train time between Edinburgh and Falkirk is on average 28 min  for the 23 miles (37 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Edinburgh and Falkirk by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Edinburgh goes to Falkirk? Which train station do I come into Falkirk from Edinburgh?

When taking the train to Falkirk from Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Your route can end in train stations such as Falkirk Grahamston and Falkirk High.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Falkirk Grahamston.

Where is the departure train station in Edinburgh located? Where is the arrival train station in Falkirk located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Falkirk most often arrive at Falkirk Grahamston and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can take me from Edinburgh to Falkirk?
For the route from Edinburgh to Falkirk you can take a train with Scotrail. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Edinburgh and Falkirk on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there between Edinburgh and Falkirk a day?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Falkirk is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Edinburgh to Falkirk? When is the last train from Edinburgh to Falkirk?
The first Edinburgh to Falkirk train departs at 07: 15   and the last train from Edinburgh to Falkirk leaves at 08: 20. Check out the most up-to-date Edinburgh to Falkirk train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I purchase Edinburgh Falkirk train tickets to score the best deals?
If you book Edinburgh to Falkirk train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £7. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Falkirk from Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your journey to Falkirk.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN