There are 6 ways to get from Inverness to Stirling by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Stirling

$28 - $55

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Bus National Express  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Scotland to Stirling, Scotland National Express

$14 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Stirling, Bus Station M8 / ...

$29 - $42

Bus Scottish Citylink #2  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Wellgreen Road (Pitt Terrace) X36 / ...

$39 - $54

Night train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Stirling

$28 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Stirling 144.3 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Stirling is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Stirling is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Inverness, Scotland and arriving at Stirling, Scotland. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at Stirling. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Inverness and Stirling is 95 miles. The road distance is 144.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Stirling without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs £21 - £45.

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The train from Inverness to Stirling takes 2 h 41 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Inverness to Stirling bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Inverness, Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Stirling.
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  • Distance: 95.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Stirling 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Inverness to Stirling once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Stirling
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Stirling
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$195
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
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 Inverness, Scotland to Stirling, Scotland
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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