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Duration 6h 39m
Distance 103 miles
Average price £17
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Stirling and Gretna takes 6h 39m and the fastest bus takes 4h 22m. The bus service runs several times per day from Stirling to Gretna. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Stirling, Bus Station
  2. Glasgow
  3. Gretna
4h 25m
£12 - £18

Stirling to Gretna bus times

Buses run twice daily between Stirling and Gretna. The earliest departure is at 07:47 in the morning, and the last departure from Stirling is at 21:30 which arrives into Gretna at 05:30. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 39m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Gretna. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Gretna, Central Avenue via Glasgow and Carlisle, The Prince and Bear. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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The distance between Stirling and Gretna is 85 miles. The road distance is 103 miles.

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Stirling to Gretna bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Stirling, Bus Station.

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Stirling to Gretna bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Carlisle station.

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