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There are 3 ways to get from Belfast to Butlin's Ayr by car ferry, car, bus or train

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Recommended option

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Butlin's Ayr

$50 - $55

2 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Doonfoot, Holiday Park 923

$67 - $75

Car ferry, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr

$80 - $164

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Butlin's Ayr is to car ferry and drive which costs £38 - £43 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Butlin's Ayr is to car ferry and drive which costs £38 - £43 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Butlin's Ayr is 76 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Butlin's Ayr without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 5 h and costs £50 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Belfast to Butlin's Ayr, including transfers.

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There are 231+ hotels available in Butlin's Ayr. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Butlin's Ayr.
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  • Distance: 76.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Butlin's Ayr, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Butlin's Ayr. However, you can take the drive to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, then take the drive to Butlin's Ayr. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Butlin's Ayr via Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, and Doonfoot, Holiday Park in around 5 h.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Doonfoot, Holiday Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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