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There are 4 ways to get from Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh

£4 - £70

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station 909

£9 - £13

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station 37.8 miles

£85 - £110

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station 37.8 miles

£5 - £9

Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station by train

The train journey time between Stirling and Edinburgh Waverley Station is around 45 min and covers a distance of around 36 miles. The fastest train normally takes 40 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and LNER, the Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station train service departs from Stirling and arrives in Edinburgh. Typically 213 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
45 min
Fastest train time:
40 min
Trains per week:
213
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:27
Last train departs at:
23:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station train schedules

Trains departing Thursday, June 24, 2021

Stirling → Edinburgh Waverley Station
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to train which costs £4 - £70 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stirling, Bus Station station and arriving at Edinburgh, Bus Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stirling and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Stirling and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs £4 - £70.

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The train from Stirling to Edinburgh takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Stirling station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to train which takes 43 min and costs £4 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station.
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  • Distance: 31.3 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Stirling to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost £8 - £23 and the journey takes 43 min. LNER also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost £9 - £13 and the journey takes 1h 29m.

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
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
£85 - £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 Edinburgh Waverley Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station is 38 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Stirling to Edinburgh Waverley Station.

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