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There are 9 ways to get from Stirling to Bristol by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol  •  3h 32m

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

£46 - £235

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Bus  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange M11
  2. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Cabot Circus M36

£32 - £55

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol  •  3h 52m

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

£52 - £226

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads

£103 - £596

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

£86 - £466

Train via Wolverhampton  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

£154 - £668

Train  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads

£185 - £499

Night train, train  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the night train from Stirling to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads

£114 - £231

Drive  •  6h 18m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Bristol 388.8 miles

£55 - £85

Stirling to Bristol by trains

The train journey time between Stirling and Bristol is around 7h 58m and covers a distance of around 418 miles. The fastest train normally takes 6h 22m. Operated by ScotRail, LNER, Avanti West Coast and others, the Stirling to Bristol train service departs from Stirling and arrives in Bristol Temple Meads. Typically 47 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 58m
Fastest train time:
6h 22m
Trains per week:
47
Cheapest price:
£157
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:10
Last train departs at:
18:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Bristol train schedules

Stirling → Bristol
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Bristol is to bus which costs £30 - £55 and takes 11h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Bristol is to train and fly which costs £45 - £240 and takes 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Cabot Circus via Buchanan Bus Station and Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads via Haymarket, Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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The distance between Stirling and Bristol is 329 miles. The road distance is 388.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Bristol without a car is to train via Wolverhampton which takes 8h 5m and costs £150 - £700.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Stirling to Bristol, including transfers.

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Stirling to Bristol bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Stirling to Bristol is to train via Wolverhampton which takes 8h 5m and costs £150 - £700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 11h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 328.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Bristol, England?

You can take a train from Stirling to Bristol via Haymarket, Wolverhampton, and Birmingham New Street in around 8h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Bristol via Buchanan Bus Station and Shudehill Interchange in around 11h 39m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £390
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£150 - £470
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £290
Train operators
ScotRail
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
£7 - £20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Stirling to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £23
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £23
Great Western Railway
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£180 - £430
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£180 - £220
Anytime Day 1st Class
£300 - £430
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Stirling to Bristol bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Cabot Circus station.

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Stirling to Bristol train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Bristol is 389 miles. It takes approximately 6h 18m to drive from Stirling to Bristol.

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easyJet offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Bristol Airport.

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