National Grid reference: NS 789 940
View Stirling Castle on a Google map
Search for National Cycle Network routes on the Sustrans website.
Plan your journey by public transport using Traveline Scotland.
A free walking map is available using the Explore Stirling Mobile App - Your Stirling that includes an interactive walking route from the railway station to Stirling Castle, with narration by local Murray Cook.
The nearest major airports are:
Edinburgh: +44 (0)870 040 0007 or visit www.edinburghairport.com
Glasgow: +44 (0)844 481 5555 or visit www.glasgowairport.com
Stirling Station is on Goosecroft Road near the city centre. The castle can be reached on foot by bus or taxi.
Stirling Bus Station is within walking distance of the castle.
Whilst both Stirling Bus and Train Stations are within walking distance of the castle, it is situated up a steep hill.
There are a limited number of disabled spaces which are offered on a first come, first served basis.
Costs (payable on arrival when a space is available):
- Car parking, maximum four hours. Cars £4.00. (Historic Scotland Members £2.00)
Due to high demand for parking, you may wish to use city centre parking or the Castleview Park and Ride Service (get off at the Old Town Jail, a 5 minute walk from the castle entrance).
To find the Castleview Park and Ride site using an in-car satellite navigation system, enter the postcode FK9 4TW as your destination point. Please note the Castleview Park and Ride Service is not available on a Sunday.
We are unable to accommodate cars with trailers, caravans or mobile homes.
There are bicycle racks by the car park booth on the esplanade.