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Whether you’re taking a trip to see The Kelpies up close or you’re visiting friends, get there by taking the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk. Travelling by rail is the fastest way to get to the town, with trains operating throughout the day and average journey times taking less than half an hour. To book your tickets, check out the train times from Edinburgh to Falkirk below and follow the steps to arrange your journey.

Journey information from Edinburgh to Falkirk

  • How long is the average journey duration from Edinburgh to Falkirk? 0 hours 33 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Edinburgh to Falkirk? 0 hours 27 minutes
  • When is the first train from Edinburgh to Falkirk? 05:18
  • When is the last train from Edinburgh to Falkirk? 23:35
  • How many services run for Edinburgh to Falkirk today? 36

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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If you can be flexible about when you travel, Off-Peak times can offer some excellent savings on your ticket price. To see the times that apply, take a look at our journey planner.

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