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

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Train, line 124 bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the line 124 bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dirleton, Castle 124

£8 - £74

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Train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to North Berwick

£10 - £85

Bus, line 124 bus  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to West End, Shandwick Place 909 / ...
  2. Take the line 124 bus from West End, Lothian Road to Dirleton, Castle 124

£8 - £17

Line 38 bus, bus, line 124 bus  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Falkirk, Asda 38 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Falkirk, Asda to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place X38
  3. Take the line 124 bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Dirleton, Castle 124

£14 - £16

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Dirleton 60.9 miles

£9 - £14

Stirling to Dirleton by buses

The bus journey time between Stirling and Dirleton is around 4h 10m and covers a distance of around 63 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 42m. Operated by First Scotland East and East Coast Buses, the Stirling to Dirleton bus service departs from Stirling, Bus Station and arrives in Dirleton, Castle. Typically 204 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
4h 10m
Fastest bus time:
3h 42m
Buses per week:
204
Cheapest price:
£14
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:55
Last bus departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Dirleton bus schedules

Stirling → Dirleton
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Dirleton is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Dirleton is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Dirleton. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Dirleton, Castle via West End, Lothian Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 9m.

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The distance between Stirling and Dirleton is 45 miles. The road distance is 60.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Dirleton without a car is to train and line 124 bus which takes 2h 27m and costs £7 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Stirling to Dirleton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stirling to Dirleton is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs £9 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus and line 124 bus, which costs £8 - £18 and takes 3h 9m.

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Stirling to Dirleton bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, arrive at Dirleton, Castle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Dirleton is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Stirling to Dirleton.

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  • Distance: 45.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

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

You can take a train from Stirling to Dirleton via Edinburgh, North Berwick, and North Berwick, St Baldred's Church in around 2h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Dirleton via West End, Shandwick Place and West End, Lothian Road in around 3h 9m.

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 North Berwick
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £14
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £14
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
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dirleton, Castle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
East Coast Buses
Bus from West End, Lothian Road to Dirleton, Castle
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
East Coast Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Dirleton, Castle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
East Coast Buses
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 Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to West End, Shandwick Place
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Falkirk, Asda
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
Bus from Falkirk, Asda to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6

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