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

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Bus, train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Low Patrick Street to Glasgow, North Frederick Street X1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$12 - $17

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Bus  •  1 h 19 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 M8 / ...

$7 - $17

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Train  •  1 h 28 min

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

$16 - $22

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 1 h 19 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 bus and train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £9 - £13.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 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 bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £5 - £14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £12 - £17 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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Hamilton to Stirling bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, 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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  • Distance: 24.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Hamilton to Stirling via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, 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 28 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
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $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
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hamilton, Low Patrick Street to Glasgow, North Frederick Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
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, Wellgreen Road (Pitt Terrace)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
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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