Getting Here

Located in Central Scotland, Falkirk and West Lothian are easy to reach by road as well as public transport - minutes away from Edinburgh and Glasgow. 

Plan your journey in advance

If you're looking to join us by public transport, you can make use of the handy Traveline Scotland website to discover routes, times and even prices for public transport.

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Getting to the Falkirk Area

By car
From Edinburgh – take the M9 towards Stirling, exit at Junction 5 for Falkirk
From Glasgow – take the M80 towards Stirling, exit at Junction 5 on M876 and follow the signs for Falkirk
From Carlisle and the South – M74, M73, M80, M876 and follow the signs for Falkirk
From Perth and the North – A9, M9 towards Edinburgh, exit at Junction 6 for Falkirk

By bus
There are regular buses between Falkirk and Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Fife.

By train
From Edinburgh to Falkirk High (25 minutes) or Falkirk Grahamston - Town Centre Station (35 minutes)
From Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk High (20 minutes) or Falkirk Grahamston (50 minutes)
From Stirling to Falkirk Grahamston (15 minutes)
From London direct to Falkirk Grahamston (5 hours) or change at Edinburgh or Glasgow
There are also services to Polmont Station, Larbert Station and Camelon Station.

Getting to West Lothian

By Car

Two of Scotland’s main motorways cross West Lothian, making access to the area very straightforward even for new visitors. From Edinburgh, take the M8 for Livingston and the south, or the M9 for Linlithgow and the North. 

By Bus

There are regular bus services from Edinburgh to Linlithgow, Livingston, Bathgate and elsewhere within West Lothian. The two main operators, Lothian Country Buses and First Bus, offer a wide variety of connections right across the area – including through the night with the addition of night bus services.
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By Train

If you prefer to travel by train, take advantage of West Lothian’s excellent rail links. West Lothian conveniently has four main railway stations which will quickly whisk visitors across Scotland and further afield.

Uphall, Livingston North and Bathgate are on the same line connecting visitors from Edinburgh main-line stations in the east to Glasgow Queen Street in the west. You can also travel onwards to Helensburgh Central and Milngavie via Glasgow Queen Street. Linlithgow offers a direct route between Edinburgh main-line stations and Glasgow Queen Street, via Falkirk High and Cumbernauld.

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