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

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Train  •  1 h 43 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 976 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M8 / ...
  2. Take the line 976 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811) 914 / ...

$7 - $16

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Bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Argyle Street (Radisson Hotel) to Balloch Bus Terminus (Balloch Turning Circle) 1A / ...

$10 - $20

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Balloch 30.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Balloch 30.2 miles

$6 - $10

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling 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 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling 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 43 min.

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The distance between Stirling and Balloch is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Balloch without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Stirling to Balloch, including transfers.

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Stirling to Balloch bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Stirling to Balloch is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 976 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Stirling to Balloch bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Balloch.
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  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Stirling to Balloch via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Queen Street Low Level in around 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Balloch via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 45 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
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
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, Argyle Street (Radisson Hotel) to Balloch Bus Terminus (Balloch Turning Circle)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Balloch
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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

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