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

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Recommended option

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

$19 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh Railway Station to Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella (Hope Street) 1B
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station M8 / ...

$9 - $17

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Central to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Stirling, Bus Station X39

$13 - $16

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland 38.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland 38.1 miles

$8 - $12

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

You can take a train from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland 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, Scotland via Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella (Hope Street) and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 49 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
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Bus from Helensburgh Railway Station to Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella (Hope Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland?

The distance between Helensburgh and Stirling, Scotland is 51 km. The road distance is 61 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland?

The cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland?

The quickest way to get from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland is to taxi which takes 47 min and costs £50 - £65.

Is there a direct train between Helensburgh and Stirling, Scotland?

No, there is no direct train from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland. 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.

Is there a direct bus between Helensburgh and Stirling, Scotland?

No, there is no direct bus from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh Railway Station and arriving at Stirling, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

How long does it take to get from Helensburgh to Stirling, Scotland?

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