The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Glasgow to Stirling will cost around £ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.
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Buses per day
Of the 15 buses that leave Glasgow for Stirling every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 35 km distance in an average of 44 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 40 m .
The slowest buses will take 49 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||21 miles (34 km)|
|Average coach duration||44 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£5 (€6)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Glasgow to Stirling cover the 21 miles (34 km) long journey taking on average 44 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £5, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Stirling, Gooscroft Bus Station.
Travel between Glasgow and Stirling from £5 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach to Stirling from Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets from Glasgow to Stirling due to the coronavirus:
Coach travel from Glasgow to Stirling is provided by National Express. With a choice of up to four coach services every day of the week, it's one of the fastest and most convenient ways to travel between the cities. Coaches take as little as 40 minutes to reach Stirling city centre from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station.
Coach services from Glasgow to Stirling are operated by National Express Coaches. National Express is the largest and most well-known coach carrier in the UK, offering fast, efficient, low-cost and reliable services all over the country. It's advisable and often cheaper to book tickets for these services in advance.
National Express coach services from Glasgow Buchanan Street Bus Station to Stirling City Centre take between just 40 minutes and one hour. This is a fast, direct, non-stop service.
From Monday to Saturday, National Express operates four direct coach services per day from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling. The earliest service departs Glasgow at 6:00 a.m. with two further morning services and a final daily service departing in the early afternoon. On a Sunday, there are three coach services from Glasgow to Stirling but no 6:00 a.m. service.
Departure bus station: All coaches depart from Glasgow's Buchanan Bus Station, the city's main bus and coach terminal. Buchanan Bus Station is located to the north of the city centre and is easy to reach by bus from anywhere in and around the city. It's a 10-minute walk from Glasgow Central Railway Station and just a five-minute walk from the nearby Glasgow Queen Street Railway Station. Buchanan Bus Station boasts a range of facilities including bike storage, left luggage, ATMs and bike hire.
Arrival bus station: National Express services from Glasgow arrive at Stirling Bus and Coach Station, which is conveniently located in the very heart of the city centre. From here, there are plenty of options for onward bus travel, whilst Stirling Railway Station is just a three-minute walk away. Stirling Bus Station is home to a cafe, toilets and a ticket desk.
Some of the Glasgow coach stations to Stirling you can start your journey from include Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Stirling include Stirling, Gooscroft Bus Station, Stirling, Forth Valley College (Drip Road) and Stirling, St Ninians Roundabout.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Glasgow Central and arriving in Stirling, Gooscroft Bus Station.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Glasgow Central, located approximately 0.5 miles (757 m) from the city centre of Glasgow. The most popular arrival coach station in Stirling, called Stirling, Gooscroft Bus Station, is located around 0.1 miles (178 m) away from its city centre.
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