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There are 4 ways to get from Stirling to Connel by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 266

£13 - £21

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Croy to Connel Ferry

£25 - £76

Bus via Glasgow  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Connel, Bridge Junction 976 / ...

£24 - £38

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Connel 81.9 miles

£12 - £18

Stirling to Connel by trains

The train journey time between Stirling and Connel is around 12h 26m and covers a distance of around 117 miles. The fastest train normally takes 12h 26m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Stirling to Connel train service departs from Stirling and arrives in Connel Ferry. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 26m
Fastest train time:
12h 26m
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£25
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
23:26
Last train departs at:
23:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Connel train schedules

Stirling → Connel
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The cost-effective way to get from Stirling to Connel is to drive, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Connel is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Connel. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Connel, Bridge Junction via Oban, Station Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Connel. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Connel Ferry via Croy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 11m.

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The distance between Stirling and Connel is 61 miles. The road distance is 81.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Connel without a car is to bus which takes 3h 2m and costs £13 - £22.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Stirling to Connel, including transfers.

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Stirling to Connel bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Stirling, Bus Station.

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Stirling to Connel train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Croy station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Connel is to bus which takes 3h 2m and costs £13 - £22. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £25 - £80 and takes 4h 11m.

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  • Distance: 60.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 2m

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road once a week. Tickets cost £12 - £17 and the journey takes 2h 18m. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Croy to Connel Ferry once a week. Tickets cost £21 - £65 and the journey takes 2h 52m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Croy to Connel Ferry
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Connel, Bridge Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Stirling to Connel bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Oban, Station Road.

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Stirling to Connel train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Connel Ferry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Connel is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Stirling to Connel.

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