Unicorn Travel put together this  simple first basic  introduction into your Scottish travel options for any first time new international student for more details visit us on most Thursdays throughout the semester on our stall next the bookshop at Stirling University or give us a call 07429251980

Local Bus Services

To get from the University to Stirling & Bridge of Allan

  • Timetable information available at Stirling bus station
  • You can ask about bus passes there for one and four weeks
  • Ask for Student Discount


  • General info – Visit Scotland
  • Public transport info – Traveline Scotland
  • Contact@unicorntours.co.uk for your special mini-bus group rates or contact@unicorntravel.co.uk for your coach hire requirements
  • Scottish Bus Network
  • Scottish Rail Network
    • Discount Cards -For travel in the United Kingdom
    • Student Rail Card – (Called a “Young Persons Railcard”, but is for students of any age). Gives 1/3 off the price of most rail fares within the UK
    • Cheapest fares
      • Special fares: book early and be flexible with your times
      • Student/youth fares with a railcard
      • Friends fares: return travel for groups of 3 or 4. Book in advance – available on some routes only
      • Contact@unicorntravel.co.uk to book your West Coast Ferry Service – Caledonian Macbrayne
  • West Coast Ferry Service – Caledonian Macbrayne
  • North Ferries – North link Ferries

Car Hire

  • Make sure you use the roundabouts correctly, paying attention to lanes, you will need to use different lanes depending on which exit you wish to take and go around the roundabout to the left.
  •  The North of Scotland has got a lot of narrow, windy and single track roads, drive slowly as you might meet another car coming from the opposite direction. Use the passing places provided.
  • Contact@unicorntravel.co.uk to book your carhire
  • Download – Vehicle guide
  • Download – Car and minibus hire