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There are 6 ways to get from Stirling to Kilsyth by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances M8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Kilsyth, Chruch Street 43 / ...

£7 - £11

Cheapest option

Line 38 bus, line 35 bus  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Camelon, Sheriff Court 38 / ...
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Camelon, Sheriff Court to Kilsyth, Market Close 35

£4 - £7

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Croy

£6 - £14

Train, bus  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Croy
  2. Take the bus from Croy Station to Kilsyth, Chruch Street 344 / ...

£7 - £15

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Kilsyth 13 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Kilsyth 13 miles

£2 - £3

Stirling to Kilsyth by bus

The bus journey time between Stirling and Kilsyth is around 1h 47m and covers a distance of around 20 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 55 min. Operated by Scottish Citylink, Canavan Travel, McGills Bus Service and others, the Stirling to Kilsyth bus service departs from Stirling, Bus Station and arrives in Kilsyth, Chruch Street. Typically 38 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 47m
Fastest bus time:
55 min
Bus distance:
20 miles
Buses per week:
38
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:00
Last bus departs at:
21:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Kilsyth bus schedules

Stirling → Kilsyth
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Kilsyth is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Kilsyth is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Kilsyth. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Kilsyth, Chruch Street via Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between Stirling and Kilsyth is 11 miles. The road distance is 13 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Kilsyth without a car is to bus which takes 1h 11m and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1h 11m to get from Stirling to Kilsyth, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stirling to Kilsyth is to bus which takes 1h 11m and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £6 - £15 and takes 1h 22m.

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Stirling to Kilsyth bus services, operated by Canavan Travel, arrive at Kilsyth, Chruch Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Kilsyth is 13 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Stirling to Kilsyth.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Kilsyth.
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  • Distance: 10.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

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

You can take a bus from Stirling to Kilsyth via Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances in around 1h 11m. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Stirling to Croy hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £12 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Croy
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £12
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £12
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Scottish Citylink
Canavan Travel
Phone
+44 1236 822600
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Kilsyth, Chruch Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Canavan Travel
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Kilsyth, Chruch Street
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Croy Station to Kilsyth, Chruch Street
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Kilsyth, Chruch Street
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Camelon, Sheriff Court
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Camelon, Sheriff Court to Kilsyth, Market Close
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Croy Station to Kilsyth, Chruch Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Kilsyth
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
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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