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You can easily reach Five Sisters Zoo by train. The nearest station to Five Sisters Zoo is West Calder, which is served by ScotRail services throughout the day. It takes 25 minutes to reach the zoo on foot. Simply walk northeast up the A71 and turn left on to Polbeth Road. Continue until you see the entrance sign for the zoo.

A day at Five Sisters Zoo is a great day out for all the family. Learn all about the animal kingdom and get up close to our fuzzy-faced furry friends. There's much to surprise, amaze and delight here at Five Sisters Zoo.

Visit the Five Sisters Zoo website for opening information.


Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes


Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces25
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Level from car park to westbound platform - steep ramp to eastbound platform and connecting footbridge with stairs between platforms. No unassisted wheelchair access to eastbound - Edinburgh bound platform

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Departures and arrivals from West Calder

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Glasgow CentralScotRail10:591Scheduled
to EdinburghScotRail11:152Scheduled
to Glasgow CentralScotRail12:581Scheduled
to EdinburghScotRail13:142Scheduled
to Glasgow CentralScotRail14:591Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from EdinburghScotRail10:591Scheduled
from Glasgow CentralScotRail11:142Scheduled
from EdinburghScotRail12:581Scheduled
from Glasgow CentralScotRail13:132Scheduled
from EdinburghScotRail14:591Scheduled
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