Cardiff to Stirling by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:35
  • Last train
    21:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 3m

Travelling from Cardiff to Stirling by train

Fast trains from Cardiff to Stirling take around 7 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 520 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Stirling.

Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Stirling?

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

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Cardiff 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 22 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Stirling?

The Cardiff to Stirling train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cardiff to Stirling train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Stirling is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 04:35 and the last train is around 21:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 21:04.

When to book Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Stirling by train.

Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Stirling?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper

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 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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