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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 38 bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Camelon
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Camelon, Sensory Centre to Sauchenford, Craigbeg Quarry 38 / ...

£8 - £21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Whins of Milton, Milton Terrace 909 / ...

£3 - £13

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Stirling
  2. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Auchenbowie, Bannockburn Interchange X36

£7 - £72

Bus, line 38 bus  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church X38
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church to Sauchenford, Craigbeg Quarry 38 / ...

£5 - £8

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) 33.8 miles

£75 - £95

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) 33.8 miles

£5 - £8

Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Stirling (Region) is around 1h 12m and covers a distance of around 33 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 55 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and First, the Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Sauchenford, Craigbeg Quarry. Typically 240 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 12m
Fastest journey time:
55 min
Services per week:
240
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:33
Last service departs at:
23:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) train and bus schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Edinburgh → Stirling (Region)
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) is to drive, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Shandwick Place and arriving at Whins of Milton, Milton Terrace. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 13m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Stirling (Region) is 29 miles. The road distance is 33.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) without a car is to train and line 38 bus which takes 1h 10m and costs £8 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to get from Edinburgh to Stirling (Region), including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from West End, Shandwick Place station.

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Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Whins of Milton, Milton Terrace station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Stirling (Region) is 34 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Edinburgh to Stirling (Region).

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There are 115+ hotels available in Stirling (Region). Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 28.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 10m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Stirling (Region), Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Whins of Milton, Milton Terrace every 4 hours. Tickets cost £8 - £13 and the journey takes 1h 13m. First also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Camelon
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£13 - £17
Train from Edinburgh to Stirling
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £23
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Stirling
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Camelon, Sensory Centre to Sauchenford, Craigbeg Quarry
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Sauchenford, Craigbeg Quarry
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Auchenbowie, Bannockburn Interchange
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church to Sauchenford, Craigbeg Quarry
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Whins of Milton, Milton Terrace
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Stirling (Region)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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