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There are 12 ways to get from London to Stirling, Scotland by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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

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Train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Stirling

$60 - $95

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Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stirling, Scotland National Express

$35 - $45

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Train, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Stirling, Bus Station 38

$239 - $364

Night train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Stirling

$55 - $80

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from London to Stirling, Scotland 419 miles

$90 - $130

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$92 - $317

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Stirling

$77 - $233

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Stirling

$85 - $255

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Stirling

$57 - $153

Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Stirling

$69 - $183

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Stirling

$62 - $168

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Stirling

$100 - $295

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Stirling, Scotland is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Stirling, Scotland is to fly and train which costs £65 - £200 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Stirling, Scotland. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Stirling. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between London and Stirling, Scotland is 356 miles. The road distance is 419 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Stirling, Scotland without a car is to train which takes 5 h 19 min and costs £45 - £75.

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The train from London Kings Cross to Stirling takes 5 h 17 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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London to Stirling, Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Stirling, Scotland train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Stirling, Scotland is to train which takes 5 h 19 min and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £35 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Stirling, Scotland.
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  • Distance: 356.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between London, England and Stirling, Scotland?

LNER operates a train from London to Stirling, Scotland once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 17 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Stirling, Scotland once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Stirling
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$199
Sleeper Seat
$55 - $80
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
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Edinburgh Park to Stirling
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Stirling, Scotland
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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London to Stirling, Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stirling, Scotland station.

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London to Stirling, Scotland train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Stirling station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Stirling, Scotland is 419 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to drive from London to Stirling, Scotland.

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Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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Book your London to Stirling, Scotland bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 308+ hotels available in Stirling, Scotland. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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