How to find us

By Road

From the east, south or west of Stirling
Take the M9 to Junction 11. Once at the junction there is a roundabout which marks the end of the M9. From here, take the fourth exit to the A9. Continue on the A9 passing through two mini-roundabouts and the village of Bridge of Allan. As the third, larger, roundabout (Airthrey) take the first exit on to University Road West. You are now at the University of Stirling and can follow the signs to your accommodation, Stirling Court Hotel or conference venue.

From the north of Stirling
Take the A9 all the way through Bridge of Allan, passing straight ahead on the two mini-roundabouts until you come to the larger Airthrey roundabout. Take the first exit to University Road West and follow the signs to your accommodation or venue.

Car parking
You are welcome to bring your car and parking is free throughout the grounds during the summer. During academic semesters demand for car parking can be high. During this time, pay and display machines are in operation on weekdays from 9am to 5pm, however Blue Badge holders have designated spaces and do not need to display a parking ticket. Parking is also free for motorbikes, unless taking up a full parking space.

Please visit the University of Stirling website to check semester dates and car parking prices. All parking machine accept correct change with some also offering credit and debit card payment facilities.

Stirling Venues guests staying at the Stirling Court Hotel can enjoy free parking throughout the year at the hotel's designated car park, subject to availability. Just be sure to visit reception and provide your car registration details as soon as you arrive.   

Please note that car park spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are not guaranteed as part of your event, conference or accommodation booking.

Through our commitment to sustainable environmental policies, we are delighted to offer almost 500 bicycle parking spaces. These are free throughout the grounds.

By Bus
We are well-served by excellent bus links from Stirling city centre and beyond. During peak times there are 19 buses per hour on the dedicated Uni Link service which runs from just outside Stirling train station. There is also a very good integrated public transport service from across Stirlingshire, Clackmannanshire and Perthshire which stops either in the grounds or immediately outside. For more details, visit Stagecoach Bus.

Details on how to arrive in Stirling from major towns and cities across Scotland, and linking with other parts of the UK, are available on Citylink.

By train
Stirling boasts an excellent train service with fast and frequent trains from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness which connects with the national rail network across Scotland and the rest of the UK. For more details about your journey by rail, visit Scotrail.

By air
You can fly to Edinburgh or Glasgow airports direct from hundreds of airports internationally and regionally from across the UK. A range of public transport options can link you from the airport to their respective city centres - including taxi, bus or tram - where you can access either train or coach service to Stirling. The journey from Edinburgh or Glasgow city centre by coach takes around an hour. If you are hiring a car from Glasgow Airport the journey time will be approximately one hour, and around 45 minutes from Edinburgh Airport.

Discover the full range of transport options at Travel Line Scotland.

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