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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Falkirk

distanceDistance23 miles (37 km)
durationAverage train duration30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersScotrail

Trains from Edinburgh to Falkirk cover the 23 miles (37 km) long route taking on average 30 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 trip costs around £8, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £8. 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 do cheap trains from Edinburgh to Falkirk cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Falkirk for as low as £8  for the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Edinburgh to Falkirk?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Falkirk from Edinburgh is £8  one way.

How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Falkirk by train?

The Edinburgh to Falkirk train distance is approximately 23 miles (37 km).

How long is the train between Edinburgh and Falkirk?

On average the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk duration is 30 min  for the 23 miles (37 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Edinburgh to Falkirk train leave from? Which Falkirk train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. In Falkirk you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Falkirk Grahamston and Falkirk High.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently 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 board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Falkirk Grahamston and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (363 m) from the train station to the city centre in Falkirk.

What train companies go from Edinburgh to Falkirk?

If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to Falkirk, you can rely on Scotrail to get you to Falkirk. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Edinburgh to Falkirk trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there to Falkirk from Edinburgh?

The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Falkirk is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Edinburgh to Falkirk?

The first train from Edinburgh to Falkirk leaves at 08: 18   and the last train for this leaves at 09: 17. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Falkirk times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket between Edinburgh and Falkirk to get the best deals?

If you buy Edinburgh to Falkirk train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £8. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Edinburgh to Falkirk. Look out for train tickets for this trip 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
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express