South Queensferry

Forth Rail Bridge

South Queensferry (Gaelic: Cas Chaolais) is at the north-western edge of Edinburgh. The town is named after St. Margaret, the 11th century Queen of Scotland who instigated the ferry service across the Firth of Forth which ran until the completion of the Forth Road Bridge in 1964.

Get in

By train

Regular train and bus services connect South Queensferry with Edinburgh city centre. Scotrail train services run from Waverley (2 services per hour) and Haymarket (4 services per hour) stations to Dalmeny station which is a short (10min) walk from the town centre.

By bus

By car

South Queensferry is located next to the main A90 Edinburgh-Perth road and M9 Edinburgh - Stirling motorway. The A904 is the main road from Linlithgow and the west.

By plane

South Queensferry is only 3 miles/5 km from Edinburgh International Airport (IATA: EDI) (see Edinburgh for more details).

By bike

From Edinburgh you can follow National Cycle Route No. 1 for about 17km.








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