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There are 5 ways to get from Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR) by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 5 bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the line 5 bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Mountcastle, Duddingston Road 5

£6 - £74

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Bus  •  2h 6m

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

£10 - £18

Line 38 bus, bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Falkirk, Asda 38 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Falkirk, Asda to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place X38

£7 - £13

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR) 46.8 miles

£95 - £120

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR) 46.8 miles

£7 - £11

Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR) by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Stirling and Portobello Station (E&DR) is around 1h 17m and covers a distance of around 40 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 8m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER and Lothian Buses. Typically 197 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 17m
Fastest journey time:
1h 8m
Services per week:
197
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:27
Last service departs at:
23:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR) train, bus and walk schedules

Departing Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Stirling → Portobello Station (E&DR)
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR) is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 50 min.

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The fastest way to get from Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR) is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs £95 - £120.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Portobello Station (E&DR). However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Portobello Town Hall via Edinburgh, Dublin Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Stirling and Portobello Station (E&DR) is 34 miles. The road distance is 46.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR) without a car is to train and line 5 bus which takes 1h 26m and costs £5 - £75.

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It takes approximately 1h 26m to get from Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR), including transfers.

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Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Stirling, Bus Station.

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Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR) is 47 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR).

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There are 803+ hotels available in Portobello Station (E&DR). Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR).
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  • Distance: 33.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Portobello Station (E&DR), Scotland?

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
46 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
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Mountcastle, Duddingston Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
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
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 Edinburgh, Waterloo Place
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Portobello Station (E&DR)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
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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