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Duration 8h 28m
Distance 201.6 miles
Average price £57
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Stirling and Helmsdale takes 8h 28m and the fastest bus takes 8h 15m. The bus service runs several times per day from Stirling to Helmsdale. 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. Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Inverness, Bus Station
  3. Helmsdale
8h 6m
£44 - £66

Stirling to Helmsdale bus times

Buses run twice daily between Stirling and Helmsdale. The earliest departure is at 07:47 in the morning, and the last departure from Stirling is at 10:55 which arrives into Helmsdale at 19:12. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Helmsdale. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Helmsdale, Belgrave Hotel via Buchanan Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 6m.

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The distance between Stirling and Helmsdale is 139 miles. The road distance is 201.6 miles.

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

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Stirling to Helmsdale bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Helmsdale, Belgrave Hotel station.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Helmsdale. Prices start at £75 per night.

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