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Duration 15h 32m
Distance 253 miles
Average price £67
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average bus between Stirling and John O' Groats takes 15h 32m and the fastest bus takes 10h 17m. There is at least one bus per day from Stirling to John O' Groats. 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. John O' Groats
10h 42m
£52 - £79

Stirling to John O' Groats bus times

Buses run once daily between Stirling and John O' Groats. The service departs Stirling at 07:47 in the morning, which arrives into John O' Groats at 18:04. All services require a transfer, and take on average 15h 32m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to John O' Groats. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at John o' Groats, Post Office via Buchanan Bus Station, Inverness, Bus Station and Wick, Town Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 42m.

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The distance between Stirling and John O' Groats is 178 miles. The road distance is 253 miles.

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Stirling to John O' Groats bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Stirling to John O' Groats bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Wick, Town Hall station.

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There are 22+ hotels available in John O' Groats. Prices start at £75 per night.

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