Stirling bus station

A guide to Stirling bus station, including information on opening times, bus services, accessibility and getting help from our travel centre.

Stirling bus station cannot deal with bus service enquiries.

For all public transport information please contact Traveline Scotland or phone 0141 4651878


Goosecroft Road

Opening hours

The concourse is open while bus services operate.

Our indoor facilities (except for the ticket office and travel centre) are open:

  • Monday to Thursday, 6:40am to 7pm
  • Friday and Saturday, 6:40am to 6pm

How to buy tickets

One Ticket mobile app

You can use the One Ticket app to purchase tickets. It also allows you to use your phone as your ticket. It can be downloaded on the app stores below.

More information on the app is available on the One Ticket website. 

Ticket office and travel centre

Our ticket office and travel centre can provide:

You can buy tickets for all other services on the bus.

With the exception of demand-responsive transport services, all operators accept contactless debit and credit cards on all their services.

Ticket sales and Travel centre staff can also help you with an application for:

The ticket office and travel centre is open Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 4:15pm.

You can call us on 01786 237 500.

Smoking policy

Smoking, including the use of e-cigarettes, is not permitted in any part of the bus station. This includes:

  • the concourse
  • bus stances
  • bus operational areas


Temporary timetable changes

For temporary timetable changes due to road closures/diversions see Public transport updates | Stirling Council

Bus service information

You can find information on the buses that serve the station by reading our list of destinations and services.

You can get timetable information by visiting the service operators' websites.


The bus station's toilets are open:

Monday to Thursday - 6:40am to 7pm
Friday and Saturday - 6:40am to 6pm
Sunday - 10:10am to 5pm

Contact a member of staff if you need access to the baby changing facilities.

You can access the disabled toilet by RADAR key or by contacting a member of staff.


Dial-a-Journey's Services

  • Door to Door
  • Shopmobility
  • Self drive hire
  • Training
  • Taxicard

These are available from 10am to 4pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Lost property

If you have lost an item of a bus, please contact the service operator (see all operator links above)

If you've lost an item in the bus station, you can either:

  • visit the station travel centre
  • call us on 01786 237 500 during opening hours

We only keep property that was lost within the station itself.

There is no left luggage facility at the station.


The station café is currently closed.


The bus station is covered by CCTV. On-site security officers are in attendance.

Onward transport


Stirling railway station is a few minutes' walk from the bus station.


There's a taxi rank next to stance 12(bus station) and on Station Road opposite Stirling rail station. 



There's a pay and display car park next to the bus station in the Thistles shopping centre.


There's unsecured cycle parking at the entrance to the bus station. Stirling Council does not assume responsibility for stolen or damaged bikes.

Additional bicycle spaces are available at Stirling rail station.

Other facilities nearby

Thistles shopping centre is next to the bus station. This has:

  • toilets and baby changing facilities
  • cash machines
  • a photo booth
  • a postbox
  • several cafés and coffee bars

Feedback and complaints

If you'd like to leave feedback, or leave a complaint about a bus service, you can find out how by visiting our Public Transport Feedback page.