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

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Train  •  1 h 36 min

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

$17 - $21

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Central to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Stance A (Railway Station) X39

$12 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh Railway Station to Glasgow, Trongate (Osborne Street) 1B
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station M8

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Stirling 38.3 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Stirling 38.3 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Stirling is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helensburgh to Stirling is to taxi which costs £55 - £65 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Stirling is 32 miles. The road distance is 38.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Helensburgh to Stirling, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helensburgh station to Stirling station. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh Railway Station and arriving at Stirling, Bus Station via Glasgow, St Enoch shopping centre (Stockwell Place) and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Helensburgh to Stirling. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh Central and arriving at Stirling via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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There are 325+ hotels available in Stirling. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helensburgh to Stirling.
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  • Distance: 31.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Helensburgh to Stirling via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helensburgh to Stirling via Glasgow, Trongate (Osborne Street), Glasgow, St Enoch shopping centre (Stockwell Place), and Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 9 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Helensburgh Central to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Stance A (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Bus from Helensburgh Railway Station to Glasgow, Trongate (Osborne Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Helensburgh to Stirling
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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