How To Find Us

By Rail

Stirlng’s location in the heart of Scotland ensures that the city enjoys excellent rail links with all major Scottish cities and, in turn, with the rest of the UK.

Regular Scotrail train services run from both Edinburgh Waverley Station and Glasgow Queen Street Station. Details of all Scotrail services can be found at:

It is recommended that you alight at Stirling train station (not Bridge of Allan) and then make your way to the University by bus or taxi. Taxis are available from Stirling Rail Station concourse, with most buses to the University departing from Murray Place bus stop located just up the hill from the rail station.

By Bus

The University is served by excellent bus links from Stirling city centre. At peak times some 19 buses per hour run from Stirling to the main University campus. The principal provider of bus services is First, with routes 50, 53, 54, 58, 62 and 63 all running to and from the University and Murray Place, Stirling. In addition, Ferguson's buses run to and from the University on routes 50 and 153. (Please note that while the service is regular, a 15 minute wait can sometimes be expected.) Click on the following links for further information:

In addition Scottish Citylink operate a service from Edinburgh to the University. Further details at

By Car

Visitors to the campus should note that at certain times, during semester, demand for car parking spaces may exceed supply. Visitors are therefore strongly encouraged to use the excellent public transport links to and from Stirling.

Visitors to the University who choose to bring their car should note the following directions:

If approaching from the East, South or West take the M9 to Junction 11. Once at the junction there is a roundabout which marks the end of the M9. From here you should take the exit for Bridge of Allan, follow the road through the town itself, and after about 200 metres you will find the University on the left.

If approaching from the North take the A9 to the same roundabout and follow the same route through Bridge of Allan as above.

From the North A9 via Perth and Bridge of Allan.
From the East A91 from St Andrews , M9 from Edinburgh.
From the South M74, M73, A80, M80, M9.
From the West M8, A80, M80, M9 from Glasgow.

Visitors to the University are advised that a vehicle access barrier system operates on campus, from September to May inclusive.

Visitors are requested to enter the University via the main entrance, and, keeping to the left hand, Visitors' Lane, stop at the manned booth to collect a Visitors' Parking Permit. Please note that possession of a valid permit does not guarantee a parking space.


Campus Map (with details of disabled access)

Map of Central Scotland

Map of Stirling City Centre

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