Manchester to Stirling by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    23:46
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 59m

Travelling from Manchester to Stirling by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Stirling take around 3 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 314 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Stirling.

Are there direct trains from Manchester to Stirling?

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

We usually find around 52 departures on the route from Manchester to Stirling every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 44 departures.

How long is the train journey from Manchester to Stirling?

The Manchester to Stirling train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Manchester to Stirling train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Stirling is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:57 and the last train is around 23:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:54, and the last at 23:01.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Manchester 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 Manchester to Stirling by train.

Which train companies operate between Manchester and Stirling?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TransPennine Express

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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