How to get from Edinburgh to University of Stirling

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Stirling

$14 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Castle Street) to Bannockburn Primary School 38 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bannockburn Primary School to Causewayhead, MacRobert Centre 54A / ...

$8 - $10

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Causewayhead, MacRobert Centre 909

$10 - $15

Bus via Stirling, Bus Station  •  1 h 36 min

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

$12 - $17

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to University of Stirling 39.7 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to University of Stirling 39.7 miles

$8 - $13

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and University of Stirling, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to University of Stirling hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $15 and the journey takes 49 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to University of Stirling 5 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Causewayhead, MacRobert Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Castle Street) to Bannockburn Primary School
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bannockburn Primary School to Causewayhead, MacRobert Centre
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to University of Stirling
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and University of Stirling is 50 km. The road distance is 63 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to University of Stirling is to bus which costs £6 - £8 and takes 2 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to University of Stirling is to taxi which takes 49 min and costs £95 - £120.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) and arriving at Causewayhead, MacRobert Centre. Services depart five times a day, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Edinburgh to University of Stirling, including transfers.