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There are 9 ways to get from Stirling to Stockport by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Manchester Piccadilly

£72 - £253

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Bus  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange M11

£22 - £38

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Night train, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the night train from Stirling to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Stockport

£56 - £70

Drive  •  3h 54m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Stockport 239.6 miles

£35 - £55

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN

£64 - £182

Train to Glasgow, fly to Manchester  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN

£61 - £223

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Stockport

£83 - £376

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Stockport

£90 - £397

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Manchester  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN

£99 - £288

Stirling to Stockport by trains

The train journey time between Stirling and Stockport is around 4h 46m and covers a distance of around 262 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 11m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER, TransPennine Express Service and others. Typically 52 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 46m
Fastest train time:
4h 11m
Trains per week:
52
Cheapest price:
£76
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:27
Last train departs at:
23:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Stockport train schedules

Stirling → Stockport
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Stockport is to bus which costs £21 - £40 and takes 7h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Stirling to Stockport is to drive which takes 3h 54m and costs £35 - £55.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Stockport. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Stockport, Leyland Street via Buchanan Bus Station and Manchester City Centre, Paton Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Stockport. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Stockport via Haymarket and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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The distance between Stirling and Stockport is 201 miles. The road distance is 239.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Stockport without a car is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs £70 - £260.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Stirling to Stockport, including transfers.

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Stirling to Stockport bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Stirling to Stockport is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs £70 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £40 and takes 7h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Stockport.
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  • Distance: 201.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Stockport, England?

You can take a train from Stirling to Stockport via Haymarket and Manchester Piccadilly in around 4h 57m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £24 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £420
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £310
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £490
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £490
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £350
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £290
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £250
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£150 - £470
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£260 - £750
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £270
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £350
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £280
TUI Airways
Website
tui.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£120 - £490
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £23
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
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 Stirling to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £80
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £80
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
41 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
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK

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Stirling to Stockport bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Shudehill Interchange station.

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Stirling to Stockport train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Stockport is 240 miles. It takes approximately 3h 54m to drive from Stirling to Stockport.

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