There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 500 bus, train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station) 500
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$17 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) X24
  2. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) to Stirling, Bus Station M8 / ...

$12 - $17

4 alternative options

Line 500 bus, bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station 500
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station M8 / ...

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling 36.5 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling 36.5 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Stirling 36.5 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Stirling, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Stirling is 26 miles. The road distance is 36.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling without a car is to line 500 bus and train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling bus services, operated by First, depart from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling is 37 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling.

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There are 305+ hotels available in Stirling. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling.
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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Stirling, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 19 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
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
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
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stirling
Ave. Duration
45 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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Stirling
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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