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

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$10 - $13

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station M8 / ...

$4 - $11

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Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Stirling Castle 29.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Stirling Castle 29.7 miles

$6 - $10

Rideshare  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Glasgow to Stirling 26.8 miles

$5 - $10

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Stirling, Bus Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Stirling. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Stirling Castle is 22 miles. The road distance is 29.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Stirling Castle without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs .

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The train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Glasgow to Stirling Castle bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Stirling Castle train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Stirling Castle is to train which takes 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h.

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

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Glasgow to Stirling Castle train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Stirling station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Stirling Castle.
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  • Distance: 21.6 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Stirling Castle every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Stirling Castle hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 44 min. First also services this route every 30 minutes.

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
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Glasgow to Stirling
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Glasgow to Stirling Castle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Stirling Castle is 30 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Glasgow 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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Glasgow and Stirling Castle. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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