There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 18 bus, train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Nerston, Lee's Burn Court (Whirlies Roundabout) to Glasgow, Queen St (Tourist Centre) 18
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$13 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 18 bus, bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Saint Leonards, Whitemoss Roundabout (Deveron Road) to Glasgow, Queen St (Tourist Centre) 18
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station M8 / ...

$7 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$17 - $21

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle 35.9 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle 35.9 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle station. However, there are services departing from Saint Leonards, Whitemoss Roundabout (Deveron Road) and arriving at Stirling, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Stirling Castle is 27 miles. The road distance is 35.9 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle without a car is to line 18 bus and train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Stirling Castle bus services, operated by First, depart from Saint Leonards, Whitemoss Roundabout (Deveron Road) station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 18 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 5 min.

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East Kilbride to Stirling Castle bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Stirling Castle is 36 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle.

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There are 316+ hotels available in Stirling Castle. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle.
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  • Distance: 26.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Stirling Castle, Scotland?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle via Glasgow Central, Glasgow, Renfield Street, Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station), Glasgow Queen Street, and Stirling in around 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle via Glasgow, Queen St (Tourist Centre), Buchanan Bus Station, and Stirling, Bus Station in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Nerston, Lee's Burn Court (Whirlies Roundabout) to Glasgow, Queen St (Tourist Centre)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Saint Leonards, Whitemoss Roundabout (Deveron Road) to Glasgow, Queen St (Tourist Centre)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Stirling Castle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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