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There are 5 ways to get from Hamilton to Stirling by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Hamilton Central to Glasgow Central Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$15 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Portland Park to Buchanan Bus Station X1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station X36 / ...

$7 - $16

3 alternative options

Line 263 bus, train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 263 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Glasgow, St Vincent Place 263 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$12 - $17

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hamilton to Stirling 30.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Stirling 30.7 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Stirling is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Stirling is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Stirling station. However, there are services departing from Hamilton, Portland Park and arriving at Stirling, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between Hamilton and Stirling is 25 miles. The road distance is 30.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Stirling without a car is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £11 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Hamilton to Stirling, including transfers.

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Hamilton to Stirling bus services, operated by First, depart from Hamilton, Portland Park station.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Stirling is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £11 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £13 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Hamilton to Stirling bus services, operated by First, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Stirling is 31 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Hamilton to Stirling.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Stirling.
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  • Distance: 24.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Hamilton, Scotland and Stirling, Scotland?

You can take a train from Hamilton to Stirling via Glasgow Central Low Level, Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow, St Vincent Street, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamilton to Stirling via Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Hamilton Central to Glasgow Central Low Level
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
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 Hamilton, Bus Station to Glasgow, St Vincent Place
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Hamilton, Portland Park to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Stirling, Scotland
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Hamilton to Stirling
Ave. Duration
34 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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