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

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Train, bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Innerleithen, Post Office X62

£10 - £76

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Galashiels, Transport Interchange  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
  3. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Innerleithen, Post Office X62 / ...

£13 - £97

Bus  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station 909
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Innerleithen, Post Office X62

£14 - £20

Bus via Falkirk, Asda  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Falkirk, Asda to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place X38
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Innerleithen, Post Office X62

£11 - £15

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Innerleithen 66.6 miles

£10 - £15

Stirling to Innerleithen by train and bus

The journey time between Stirling and Innerleithen is around 2h 32m and covers a distance of around 67 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 15m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER and Borders Buses, the Stirling to Innerleithen service departs from Stirling and arrives in Innerleithen, Post Office. Typically 99 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 32m
Fastest journey time:
2h 15m
Services per week:
99
Cheapest price:
£13
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:42
Last service departs at:
23:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Innerleithen train and bus schedules

Stirling → Innerleithen
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Innerleithen is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Innerleithen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Innerleithen is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Innerleithen is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Stirling to Innerleithen is to drive which takes 1h 12m and costs £10 - £15.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Innerleithen. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Innerleithen, Post Office via Edinburgh, Waterloo Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 48m.

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The distance between Stirling and Innerleithen is 49 miles. The road distance is 66.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Innerleithen without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 54m and costs £9 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Stirling to Innerleithen, including transfers.

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

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Stirling to Innerleithen bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Innerleithen, Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Innerleithen is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Stirling to Innerleithen.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Innerleithen. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 48.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

You can take a bus from Stirling to Innerleithen via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Edinburgh, Waterloo Place in around 3h 48m.

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 Galashiels
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
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
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Innerleithen, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Innerleithen, Post Office
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Innerleithen, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Borders Buses
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Innerleithen, Post Office
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
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

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