How to get from Glasgow to Stirling

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from Glasgow to Stirling

You can get from Glasgow to Stirling by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Glasgow to Stirling on 20 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Stirling

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £10
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £10 • 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Scotrail

Travel 21 miles (34 km) by coach or train between Glasgow and Stirling. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Glasgow to Stirling.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Stirling

Travel 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 Glasgow to Stirling.

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Glasgow to Stirling. You can take a coach or train.

The cheapest way from Glasgow to Stirling is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Stirling:

A coach is generally £4 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £10 from Glasgow to Stirling.

The fastest way to get to Stirling from Glasgow is by train with an average travel time of 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Stirling that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 40 min   on average.

The Glasgow to Stirling distance is approximately 21 miles (34 km).

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Stirling is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Glasgow to Stirling as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Stirling:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Stirling, St Ninians Roundabout.
  • Most travellers board their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Stirling.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Glasgow to Stirling, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Stirling by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Glasgow to Stirling tickets on Omio for £5.
  • Travel with Scotrail for trains to Stirling. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Scotrail Glasgow to Stirling tickets on Omio for £10.

Yes, there are direct routes from Glasgow to Stirling with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Stirling with Megabus.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to Stirling with Scotrail.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Stirling tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow to Stirling often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Edinburgh, London or Aberdeen. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Glasgow and Stirling itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Stirling and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Glasgow to Stirling, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £5 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £10 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Stirling tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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