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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Auchinleck

£21 - £51

Cheapest option

Bus, line 76 bus via Stirling, Wellgreen Road  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Wellgreen Road to Buchanan Bus Station X36
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station X76 / ...
  3. Take the line 76 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Cumnock, Bus Stance 76 / ...

£9 - £14

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Bus, line 76 bus  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Islamic Centre to Buchanan Bus Station 909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station X76 / ...
  3. Take the line 76 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Cumnock, Bus Stance 76 / ...

£13 - £19

Train, line 76 bus  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock
  3. Take the line 76 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Cumnock, Bus Stance 76 / ...

£15 - £40

Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Cumnock 64.5 miles

£9 - £15

Stirling to Cumnock by bus

The bus journey time between Stirling and Cumnock is around 2h 53m and covers a distance of around 66 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 32m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach West Scotland, the Stirling to Cumnock bus service departs from Stirling, Islamic Centre and arrives in Cumnock, Bus Stance. Typically 83 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 53m
Fastest bus time:
2h 32m
Bus distance:
66 miles
Buses per week:
83
Cheapest price:
£13
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:49
Last bus departs at:
19:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Cumnock bus schedules

Stirling → Cumnock
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The cost-effective way to get from Stirling to Cumnock is to bus and line 76 bus via Stirling, Wellgreen Road, which costs £9 - £15 and takes 3h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Cumnock is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling to Cumnock. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Islamic Centre and arriving at Cumnock, Bus Stance via Buchanan Bus Station and Kilmarnock, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 47m.

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The distance between Stirling and Cumnock is 48 miles. The road distance is 64.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Cumnock without a car is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs £20 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 42m to get from Stirling to Cumnock, including transfers.

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Stirling to Cumnock bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Stirling, Islamic Centre station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Cumnock is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs £20 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 76 bus, which costs £12 - £20 and takes 2h 47m.

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Stirling to Cumnock bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Cumnock, Bus Stance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Cumnock is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Stirling to Cumnock.

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  • Distance: 48 miles
  • Duration: 2h 42m

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

You can take a train from Stirling to Cumnock via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, and Auchinleck in around 2h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Cumnock via Buchanan Bus Station and Kilmarnock, Bus Station in around 2h 47m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Glasgow Central to Auchinleck
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
Train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £16
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Islamic Centre to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Cumnock, Bus Stance
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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