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Bristol to Stirling by train

  • First train
    05:45
  • Last train
    22:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 17m
  • Distance
    521 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bristol to Stirling by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Stirling take around 6 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 521 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Stirling.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Stirling?

Journeys between Bristol and Stirling usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Bristol to Stirling every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 20 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Stirling?

The Bristol to Stirling train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bristol to Stirling train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Stirling is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 05:45 and the last train is around 22:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 06:15, and the last at 22:30.

When to book Bristol to Stirling train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bristol to Stirling by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Stirling?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bristol to Stirling, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Stirling to Bristol by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.