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

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Train  •  1h 37m

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

£6 - £74

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Bus, line 3 bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to West End, Shandwick Place 909 / ...
  2. Take the line 3 bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Dalkeith, Buccleuch Street N3 / ...

£5 - £17

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Line 38 bus, bus, line 3 bus  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Falkirk, Asda 38 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Falkirk, Asda to Haymarket Station X38
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Haymarket Station to Dalkeith, Buccleuch Street 3

£7 - £13

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Dalkeith 44.1 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Dalkeith 44.1 miles

£6 - £10

Stirling to Dalkeith by train

The train journey time between Stirling and Dalkeith is around 1h 55m and covers a distance of around 44 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 4m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and LNER, the Stirling to Dalkeith train service departs from Stirling and arrives in Eskbank. Typically 156 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 55m
Fastest train time:
1h 4m
Trains per week:
156
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:42
Last train departs at:
23:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Dalkeith train schedules

Stirling → Dalkeith
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The most affordable way to get from Stirling to Dalkeith is to drive, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Dalkeith is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Dalkeith. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Dalkeith, Buccleuch Street via West End, Shandwick Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Dalkeith. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Eskbank via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Stirling and Dalkeith is 37 miles. The road distance is 44.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Dalkeith without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £5 - £75.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Stirling to Dalkeith, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Stirling to Dalkeith is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £5 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus and line 3 bus, which costs £4 - £18 and takes 2h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Dalkeith.
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  • Distance: 37.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

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

You can take a train from Stirling to Dalkeith via Edinburgh in around 1h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Dalkeith via West End, Shandwick Place in around 2h 18m.

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
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £23
Train from Edinburgh to Eskbank
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £5
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
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to West End, Shandwick Place
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to West End, Shandwick Place
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Falkirk, Asda
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, Asda to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Dalkeith, Buccleuch Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Bus from Haymarket Station to Dalkeith, Buccleuch Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Dalkeith
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Stirling Taxis
Phone
+44 1786 816 236
Website
stirlingtaxi.com
Jade Taxis
Phone
+44 1786 446 447
Website
stirlingtaxis.co.uk
City Cabs Stirling
Phone
+44 1786 465 557
Website
citycabs-stirling.co.uk
Braehead Taxis
Phone
+44 1786 445 544

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Stirling to Dalkeith bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Dalkeith, Buccleuch Street station.

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Stirling to Dalkeith train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Eskbank station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Dalkeith is 44 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Stirling to Dalkeith.

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