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

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Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Stirling

$11 - $21

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Rideshare  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Edinburgh to Stirling 36.6 miles

$4 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Stirling, Bus Station 909 / ...

$5 - $14

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Stirling Castle 39.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Stirling Castle 39.4 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Stirling Castle is to rideshare which costs £3 - £6 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Stirling Castle is to taxi which costs £90 - £120 and takes 47 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Stirling Castle is 32 miles. The road distance is 39.4 miles.

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The train from Edinburgh to Stirling takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Stirling, Bus Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Stirling. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Stirling Castle, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Stirling Castle hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 49 min. LNER also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Stirling Castle every 2 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. First also services this route every 20 minutes.

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Rideshare from Edinburgh to Stirling
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Edinburgh to Stirling Castle
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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