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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 50 min

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

$16 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus, line 1 bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Wellgreen Road (St Ninians Road) to Buchanan Bus Station X39
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Glasgow, Osborne Street (Stockwell Street) to Balloch Bus Terminus (Balloch Turning Circle) 1 / ...

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus, line 914 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M8
  2. Take the line 914 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811) 914 / ...

$11 - $16

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 £5 - £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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The distance between Stirling, Scotland and Balloch is 26 miles. The road distance is 30 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch, including transfers.

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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, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 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 50 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 50 min

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

You can take a train from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Queen Street Low Level in around 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 56 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
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stirling, Wellgreen Road (St Ninians Road) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Bus from Glasgow, Osborne Street (Stockwell Street) to Balloch Bus Terminus (Balloch Turning Circle)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling, Scotland to Balloch
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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