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Duration 6h 1m
Distance 207.7 miles
Average price £24
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average bus between Cumbernauld and Ainsdale takes 6h 1m and the fastest bus takes 5h 38m. There is at least one bus per day from Cumbernauld to Ainsdale. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Preston City Centre, Bus Station
  3. Ainsdale
6h 43m
£20 - £33

Cumbernauld to Ainsdale bus times

Buses run once daily between Cumbernauld and Ainsdale. The service departs Cumbernauld at 10:34 in the morning, which arrives into Ainsdale at 16:39. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cumbernauld to Ainsdale. However, there are services departing from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances and arriving at Ainsdale, Liverpool Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Preston City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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The distance between Cumbernauld and Ainsdale is 167 miles. The road distance is 207.7 miles.

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Cumbernauld to Ainsdale bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Cumbernauld to Ainsdale bus services, operated by Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, arrive at Ainsdale, Liverpool Road station.

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