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

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Train, bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Luss, Bypass 914 / ...

£13 - £29

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Train  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch

£11 - £32

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Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances M8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Luss, Bypass 914 / ...

£13 - £24

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Luss 38.6 miles

£80 - £100

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Luss 38.6 miles

£5 - £9

Stirling to Luss by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Stirling and Luss is around 2h 21m and covers a distance of around 56 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 35m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Scottish Citylink, the Stirling to Luss service departs from Stirling and arrives in Luss, Bypass. Typically 85 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 21m
Fastest journey time:
1h 35m
Services per week:
85
Cheapest price:
£13
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:55
Last service departs at:
23:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Luss train, walk and bus schedules

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

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Luss is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Luss. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Luss, Bypass via Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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It is 27 miles from Stirling to Luss. It is approximately 38.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Luss without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 21m and costs £12 - £29.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from Stirling to Luss, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stirling to Luss is to bus which takes 2h 30m and costs £12 - £24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £35 and takes 3h 4m.

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Stirling to Luss bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Luss, Bypass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Luss is 39 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Stirling to Luss.

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  • Distance: 27.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

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

You can take a bus from Stirling to Luss via Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stirling to Luss via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, Balloch, and Balloch, Craiglomond Gardens in around 3h 4m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £13
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Luss, Bypass
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Luss
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
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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