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

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Recommended option

Train, line 309 bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Alexandria
  3. Take the line 309 bus from Alexandria Railway Station to Balmaha, Car Park (Balmaha Road) 309

$22 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus, line 313 bus, line 309 bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street) B12 / ...
  2. Take the line 313 bus from Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street) to Balloch, Mollanbowie Road 313
  3. Take the line 309 bus from Balloch, Mollanbowie Road to Balmaha, Car Park (Balmaha Road) 309

$13 - $14

3 alternative options

Train, line 6 bus, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Glasgow, Queen St (Tourist Centre) to Clydebank Railway Station 6
  3. Take the bus from Clydebank Railway Station to Alexandria, St Marys School 1A

$22 - $27

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Balmaha 26.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Balmaha 26.4 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Balmaha is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Balmaha is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Balmaha. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Balmaha, Car Park (Balmaha Road) via Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street) and Balloch, Mollanbowie Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Stirling and Balmaha is 24 miles. The road distance is 26.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Balmaha without a car is to train and line 309 bus which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £16 - £21.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Stirling to Balmaha, including transfers.

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

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Stirling to Balmaha bus services, operated by Garelochhead Minibuses +, arrive at Balmaha, Car Park (Balmaha Road) station.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Balmaha.
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  • Distance: 23.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Stirling to Balmaha via Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street) and Balloch, Mollanbowie Road in around 3 h 21 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
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Garelochhead Minibuses +
Phone
01436 810 200
Website
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Alexandria Railway Station to Balmaha, Car Park (Balmaha Road)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Balloch, Mollanbowie Road to Balmaha, Car Park (Balmaha Road)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street) to Balloch, Mollanbowie Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, Queen St (Tourist Centre) to Clydebank Railway Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Clydebank Railway Station to Alexandria, St Marys School
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Balmaha
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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