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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Blantyre  •  20h 21m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Blantyre (BLZ) EDI - BLZ

$513 - $1,340

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Lilongwe, bus  •  22h 58m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Lilongwe (LLW) EDI - LLW
  3. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Blantyre

Train to Glasgow, fly to Lilongwe, bus  •  23h 57m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Lilongwe (LLW) GLA - LLW
  3. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Blantyre

Train to Glasgow, fly to Blantyre  •  21h 9m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Blantyre (BLZ) GLA - BLZ

$717 - $1,641

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Blantyre  •  23h 11m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Blantyre (BLZ) ABZ - BLZ

$640 - $2,219

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to Blantyre  •  24h 1m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Blantyre (BLZ) NCL - BLZ

$783 - $2,166

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Blantyre is to train and fly which costs £360 - £950 and takes 20h 21m.

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The fastest way to get from Stirling to Blantyre is to train and fly which takes 20h 21m and costs £360 - £950.

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The distance between Stirling and Blantyre is 8781 km.

It takes approximately 20h 21m to get from Stirling to Blantyre, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Blantyre Airport. The quickest flight takes 23h 15m and has two stopovers.

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Blantyre is 1h ahead of Stirling. It is currently 5:00 PM in Stirling and 6:00 PM in Blantyre.

Lufthansa, South African Airways, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Blantyre Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Blantyre. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Blantyre.
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  • Distance: 8780.7 km
  • Duration: 20h 21m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Blantyre, Malawi?

There is no direct connection from Stirling to Blantyre. However, you can take the train to Edinburgh Park, take the walk to Edinburgh Park Station, take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Blantyre, then take the drive to Blantyre. Alternatively, you can take the train to Edinburgh Park, take the walk to Edinburgh Park Station, take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Lilongwe, take the drive to Lilongwe, then take the bus to Blantyre.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Blantyre via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Edinburgh to Blantyre via Paris CDG, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Edinburgh to Blantyre via Istanbul, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Edinburgh to Blantyre via Istanbul, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Edinburgh to Lilongwe via London Heathrow, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Edinburgh to Lilongwe via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Edinburgh to Lilongwe via Brussels, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Edinburgh to Lilongwe via Paris CDG, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Glasgow to Lilongwe via London Heathrow, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Glasgow to Lilongwe via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Glasgow to Lilongwe via London Heathrow, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Glasgow to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Glasgow to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Glasgow to Blantyre via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa, Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Glasgow to Blantyre via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Glasgow to Blantyre via Rome, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Aberdeen to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Aberdeen to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Aberdeen to Blantyre via Manchester, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Aberdeen to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Addis Ababa, Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Aberdeen to Blantyre via Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Malpensa, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Aberdeen to Blantyre via Amsterdam Schiphol, Geneva, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Newcastle to Blantyre via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Flights from Newcastle to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Newcastle to Blantyre via Paris CDG, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Newcastle to Blantyre via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa, Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Blantyre via Frankfurt, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Edinburgh to Blantyre via Paris CDG, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Edinburgh to Lilongwe via Frankfurt, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Glasgow to Lilongwe via Frankfurt, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Glasgow to Lilongwe via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Glasgow to Blantyre via Frankfurt, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,600
Flights from Glasgow to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Aberdeen to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Newcastle to Blantyre via Frankfurt, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Newcastle to Blantyre via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Newcastle to Blantyre via Paris CDG, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,600
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lilongwe via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Lilongwe via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Glasgow to Lilongwe via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Glasgow to Lilongwe via Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Glasgow to Lilongwe via London Heathrow, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Lilongwe via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Glasgow to Lilongwe via Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$22 - $29
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $27
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$20 - $27
Train from Stirling to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$85 - $110
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$25 - $35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $100
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$140 - $210
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Premier BUS Services
Phone
0999 464 273
Email
premierbusez@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Lilongwe to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com

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