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

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Train  •  1 h 45 min

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

$17 - $21

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Bus, line 313 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Balfron, Co-op B12 / ...
  2. Take the line 313 bus from Balfron, Co-op to Balloch Bus Terminus 313

$7 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Osborne Street to Balloch Bus Terminus 1A / ...

$10 - $19

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch 30 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch 30 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling, Scotland station to Balloch. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Balloch Bus Terminus via Balfron, Co-op. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Balloch via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Stirling, Scotland and Balloch is 26 miles. The road distance is 30 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £12 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch, including transfers.

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Stirling, Scotland to Balloch bus services, operated by First, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station.

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Stirling, Scotland to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Stirling station.

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The best way to get from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £12 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus and line 313 bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch.
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  • Distance: 26.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland?

You can take a train from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch via Stirling, Glasgow Queen Street, and Glasgow Queen Street Low Level in around 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch via Balfron, Co-op in around 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Balfron, Co-op
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Balfron, Co-op to Balloch Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, Osborne Street to Balloch Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
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 Stirling, Scotland to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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Stirling, Scotland to Balloch bus services, operated by First, arrive at Balloch Bus Terminus station.

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Stirling, Scotland to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Balloch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling, Scotland to Balloch is 30 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch.

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There are 539+ hotels available in Balloch. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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