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Stirling Travel Guide and Maps

By Road

Stirling road map

Where is Stirling in Scotland? If you are coming from Edinburgh, you can get to Stirling in about 1 hour on the M9. The journey from Glasgow should take around 40 minutes on the M80. A map of the roads to Stirling and maps of roads around the Stirling area can be found by clicking on Stirling Maps at the top of this page.

Both motorways converge at Bannockburn Junction 9 where you can turn right onto the A91 for about 3 miles and then left onto the A905 which will take you into town at the roundabout on Burghmuir Road.

Alternatively, you can carry on down the M9 to Junction 10 at Craigforth and turn right onto the A84. Travel along the Drip Road and enter the town via the roundabout by the River Forth at the other end of Burghmuir Road.

Visiting for a short break or a vacation. Looking for places to stay. You will find the best hotels, Stirling bed and breakfast, guest houses, hotels, self catering cottages, flats and apartments in the Stirling, Scotland Where to Stay guide.

If you need to hire a car while you are here. Find information here Stirling Car Hire

Park and Ride

There are two park and ride sites in Stirling, both on the outskirts of the City, allowing you to continue with the rest of your journey on dedicated buses, saving the hassle of parking in the City.

Buses operate from the Springkerse and Castleview sites to the city centre every 12 minutes from 7.30 am until 6.30 pm Monday to Saturday, with extended services until 8.30 pm on Thursday evenings.
See Stirling Bus and Park and Ride Timetables and Information

Both Park and Ride sites offer high quality facilities with waiting areas, toilets, baby changing and friendly staff are on hand to assist as required.

The Castleview site is located to the west of Stirling, just off junction 10 of the M9 Motorway. To find the site using an in car satellite navigation system, enter the postcode FK9 4TW as your destination point.

The Springkerse site is located to the east of Stirling, just off the A91 at Springkerse Retail park. To find the site using an in car satellite navigation system, enter the postcode FK7 7TL as your destination point.

Stirling Maps

Where is Stirling in Scotland? Get your bearings by visiting the Stirling Maps section of If you are arriving in Stirling from North, South, East or West, the Routes to Stirling Map will allow you to quickly find your destination. Find your way around the city with an easy to navigate Map of Stirling City and the surrounding area.

You will also find maps of the Stirling area, Bannockburn and the Heritage Centre, Causewayhead and the Wallace Monument, the Hillfoots, Bridge of Allan, Dunblane and Doune in this section.

Also see our Stirling Walking Routes and Maps and Walking near Stirling in Scotland pages for waterfall walks, walks in the Hillfoots and the Doon Hill Fairy Walk.

Stirling Rail

Stirling Railway Station is right in the centre of town at the foot of Station Road on Goosecroft Road. There is a comfortable waiting area, left luggage lockers, newsagent, cafe / bar, ticket and enquiries office.

Regular daily services run from Stirling to Glasgow, Edinburgh and other major cities and towns. As you come out of the main entrance, the Bus Station is along on the left, under the covered walkway.

Use the Scotrail Journey Planner to check on fares, travel details and times

You can get information on Stirling trains by telephoning the National Rail Enquiry Service for Advanced Timetable and Fare Information on
0845 7 48 49 50
This is a 24 hour service and calls are charged at the local BT rate.
A Minicom Service for the deaf or hard of hearing can be reached at 0845 60 50 600

Stirling Bus

Stirling Bus Station is on Goosecroft Road and can be accessed from the Thistles Shopping Centre by going down the escalator at the rear entrance to Debenhams.

Clean and modern with a comfortable waiting area, covered bus stances, newsagent, cafe and facilities.

Regular daily services run to Glasgow, Edinburgh and other major cities and towns.You can pick up Local and National timetables and get tickets for all services here. The Railway Station is a few minutes walk further along Goosecroft Road.

For information and timetables for Stirling buses call
Traveline Scotland 0871 200 22 33

Scottish Citylink links the main towns in the area.
Bookings and enquiries can be made by calling 08705 50 50 50.
The service operates 7 days 8am to 8pm.

Use the Scottish Citylink Journey Planner to check on travel details and times

For National Express Nationwide Scheduled Coach Services
call Bookings and Information on 08717 818181

Midland Bluebird operate local services and it may be worth checking for day passes such as the Heart of Scotland Explorer ticket which will give you half-price travel in some other regions.
Bluebird Buses 01224 212266

Tourist Information Centres

Stirling Information Centre

Old Town Jail
St John Street
Tel 01786 475019
Email Visit Scotland
Opening All Year

Stirling Information Centre

Customer First
1-5 Port Street
Tel 01786 432003
Email Visit Scotland
Opening All Year

Stirling MOTO Information Centre

M9 Motorway Services Area
Pirnhall Roundabout
Email Visit Scotland
Seasonal Opening

Callander Information Centre

Ancaster Square
FK17 8ED
Tel 01877 330342
Email Visit Scotland
Seasonal Opening

Aberfoyle Information Centre

Trossachs Discovery Centre
Main Street
Tel 01877 382352
Email Visit Scotland
Seasonal Opening

Tyndrum Information Centre

Main Street
FK20 8RY
Tel 01838 400246
Email Visit Scotland
Seasonal Opening

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