There are 6 ways to get from Motherwell to Stirling by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 21 min

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

$14 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Greenfaulds, Melrose Primary school to Stirling, Stance A (Railway Station) X39

$8 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Motherwell Library (Avon Street) to Buchanan Bus Station X11
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station M8

$10 - $15

Line 240 bus, train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 240 bus from Motherwell, Hamilton Road (Motherwell Jobcentre) to Glasgow, St Vincent Place (Queen Street Station) 240
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$12 - $17

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Motherwell to Stirling 30.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Motherwell to Stirling 30.6 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Motherwell to Stirling is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Motherwell to Stirling is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 33 min.

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The distance between Motherwell and Stirling is 23 miles. The road distance is 30.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Motherwell to Stirling, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Motherwell to Stirling station. However, there are services departing from Motherwell Library (Avon Street) and arriving at Stirling, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Motherwell to Stirling. However, there are services departing from Motherwell and arriving at Stirling via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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

You can take a train from Motherwell to Stirling via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Motherwell to Stirling hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Greenfaulds, Melrose Primary school to Stirling, Stance A (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Motherwell Library (Avon Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Motherwell, Hamilton Road (Motherwell Jobcentre) to Glasgow, St Vincent Place (Queen Street Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Motherwell to Stirling
Ave. Duration
33 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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