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There are 4 ways to get from Stirling to Linlithgow by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Linlithgow

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Line 38 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Falkirk, Asda
  2. Take the bus from Falkirk, Asda to Linlithgow, The Vennel

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Linlithgow

Drive

  1. Drive from Stirling to Linlithgow

Stirling to Linlithgow by train

The train journey time between Stirling and Linlithgow is around 24 min and covers a distance of around 19 miles. The fastest train normally takes 23 min. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 62 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
24 min
Fastest train time:
23 min
Train distance:
19 miles
Trains per week:
62
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
1 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 Linlithgow train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Linlithgow is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Linlithgow is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Linlithgow. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Linlithgow, The Vennel via Falkirk, Asda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stirling and arriving at Linlithgow. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Stirling and Linlithgow is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Linlithgow without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs £4 - £12.

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The train from Stirling to Linlithgow takes 25 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Stirling to Linlithgow bus services, operated by First, depart from Stirling, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Stirling to Linlithgow is to train which takes 25 min and costs £4 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 38 bus and bus, which costs £4 - £8 and takes 1h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Linlithgow.
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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Stirling to Linlithgow every 4 hours. Tickets cost £4 - £12 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Linlithgow via Falkirk, Asda in around 1h 36m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Linlithgow
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £12
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £12
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
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 Linlithgow, The Vennel
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Linlithgow
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
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 Linlithgow bus services, operated by First, arrive at Linlithgow, The Vennel station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Linlithgow is 20 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Stirling to Linlithgow.

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