There are 6 ways to get from Hamilton to Stirling by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. X1 / ...

$13 - $17

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. X39

$9 - $12

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 30 min

$17 - $22

Bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. X1 / ...
  2. M8

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. 30.7 miles

$55 - $75

Drive  •  34 min

  1. 30.7 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hamilton and Stirling is 40 km. The road distance is 49 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Stirling is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 34 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Stirling. 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 1 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Hamilton to Stirling, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Hamilton to Stirling via Argyle Street, Glasgow, St Enoch shopping centre (Stockwell Place), Glasgow, St Vincent Place (Queen Street Station), and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamilton to Stirling via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 59 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
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Hamilton Central to Argyle Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Train from Hamilton Central to Greenfaulds
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hamilton, Low Patrick Street to Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Greenfaulds, Melrose Primary school to Stirling, Stance A (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Hamilton, Portland Park to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Hamilton to Stirling
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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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