Stirling Train Station is located within a short walking distance from Stirling City Centre and its shops, eateries and visitor attractions.

The city is well connected by direct train lines to Edinburgh and Glasgow both less than an hour away with trains leaving multiple times every hour.

The station is also a stop of the Caledonian Sleeper.

You can find your connection on Scotrail or Trainline for group bookings, visit

Stirling Coach and bus station is also located close to the city centre with direct access to the Thistles Shopping Centre.

Coaches connecting Stirling with Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness leave several times per day.

The coaches are mostly operated by Megabus and National Express.



We encourage visitors to cycle to and around Stirling. The City has recently invested in building several new cycling paths making it easy and safe to get around.

Your Stirling, and Sustrans are useful resources to use when you’re planning to visit Stirling by bicycle.

You can also use a bike sharing scheme called Nextbike / Santander Cycles to get around. It has many conveniently located docking stations that will allow you explore Stirling, Causewayhead as well as Bridge of Allan.

There are several paid car parks in Stirling.

Generally, we recommend a large outdoor Forthside Car Park located on Forthside Way where you’ll pay £2.30 per day. It’s also an ideal place to park if you have an electric or hybrid vehicle as it has many available charging points. To find other nearest EV and hybrid vehicle charging stations, we suggest using this live interactive tool or this one Electric Car Charging Points Near Me.

You can also use the NCP parking at Wellgreen, Dalgleish Court car park or park in the Thistle Centre.You can also make use of the Castleview park and ride site at the west of Stirling which is located just off junction 10 of the M9 motorway (FK9 4TW).

Another park and ride is a Springkerse site that is at the east of Stirling, just off the A91 at Springkerse Retail Park (FK7 7LL).

You can find more information on both of the park & ride bus services here.



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