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Train Information between Manchester and Stirling

distanceDistance193 miles (312 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£85 (€96)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFirst Transpennine Express

Trains from Manchester to Stirling cover the 193 miles (312 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 14 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £85, but the average price of train tickets is £85. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Stirling.

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester to Stirling
Travel by train to Stirling easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Stirling.
How much do cheap trains to Stirling from Manchester cost?
You can find a cheap train from Manchester to Stirling for some dates and times for as low as £85  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Manchester to Stirling?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Stirling from Manchester is £85  one way.
What is the distance to Stirling from Manchester by train?
The distance to Stirling from Manchester by train is approximately 193 miles (312 km).
How long is the train to Stirling from Manchester?
While the time it takes to travel 193 miles (312 km) to Stirling from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Manchester to Stirling is on average 4 h 14 min.
What is the departure train station in Manchester and arrival train station in Stirling?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Stirling.

Where do I find the Manchester train station to Stirling? Where is the Stirling train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Stirling, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train companies go from Manchester to Stirling?
If you're looking for trains from Manchester to Stirling, you can rely on First Transpennine Express to get you to Stirling. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Manchester to Stirling route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from Manchester to Stirling?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Stirling is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When should I purchase Manchester Stirling train tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets between Manchester and Stirling within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £85 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Stirling a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip from Manchester to Stirling.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales