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Clackmannanshire is the perfect base to explore Central Scotland from. With great transportation links, and being just 10 minutes from the historic city of Stirling and 45 minutes from both Edinburgh and Glasgow, it is easy and quick to get to. This section will provide information about the best ways to reach Clackmannanshire by road and rail and from Scotland’s main Airports.

By Road
Stirling is linked to Scotland’s motorway and trunk road network including the M9 to Edinburgh, M80 to Glasgow and the A9 to Perth and Inverness.

By Rail
Alloa is about 50 minutes from Glasgow (Queen Street Station) and 1 hour 20 minutes from Edinburgh (Haymarket and Waverley stations) with a service every hour from both. The Glasgow train is a direct transfer, Edinburgh train changes at Stirling.
For timetables go to or call Traveline on 0870 608 2608.

By Air
Most travellers arrive at Edinburgh or Glasgow airports which all have branches of leading car hire operators and taxi services.
Edinburgh Airport – a 24 hour bus service, every 10 mins at peak times and 30 mins at night, leaves outside the terminal and stops at Haymarket Terrace for rail services to Alloa (change at Stirling).
Glasgow Airport – a quarter hourly bus service taking around 25 mins leaves from outside the terminal and stops at Buchanan Street Bus Station for direct services to Alloa. Queen Street Railway Station is a five minute walk.

Are you looking for an airport transfer, chauffeur service or private tour? Rodney Johnston: Transport, Tours and Travel are based in Clackmannanshire and offer an excellent service.

Visitor Information
Alloa Hub (CTSI)

53 Shillinghill