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

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Train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

£22 - £251

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Bus  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station 909
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

£16 - £22

2 alternative options

Night train  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the night train from Stirling to Newcastle

£42 - £46

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Cowgate 139.4 miles

£21 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Cowgate is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 6h 38m.

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The fastest way to get from Stirling to Cowgate is to drive which takes 2h 40m and costs £21 - £35.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Cowgate. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Cowgate, Ponteland Road - Greenhill View via Edinburgh and Eldon Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 38m.

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The distance between Stirling and Cowgate is 119 miles. The road distance is 139.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Cowgate without a car is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs £21 - £260.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Stirling to Cowgate, including transfers.

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Stirling to Cowgate bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Stirling, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Cowgate is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs £21 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 6h 38m.

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Stirling to Cowgate bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Cowgate is 139 miles. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Stirling to Cowgate.

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  • Distance: 119 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Cowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

You can take a train from Stirling to Cowgate via Edinburgh, Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Clayton St, and Eldon Square Bus Station in around 3h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Cowgate via Edinburgh, Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, and Eldon Square Bus Station in around 6h 38m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £23
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
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
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
TransPennine Express
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express

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