There are 2 ways to get from Belfast to Castle Douglas by car ferry, car or bus

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Recommended option

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Castle Douglas

$54 - $61

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to Castle Douglas, Scotland National Express

$51 - $56

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Castle Douglas, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Castle Douglas. However, you can take the car ferry to Cairnryan then take the drive to Castle Douglas. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Castle Douglas via Cairnryan in around 4 h 47 min.

Bus operators
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
$42
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$42
Small Car
$181

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belfast to Castle Douglas?

The distance between Belfast and Castle Douglas is 134 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belfast to Castle Douglas?

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Castle Douglas is to car ferry and bus which costs £36 - £40 and takes 4 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belfast to Castle Douglas?

The quickest way to get from Belfast to Castle Douglas is to car ferry and drive which takes 3 h 32 min and costs £38 - £44.

How long does it take to get from Belfast to Castle Douglas?

It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Belfast to Castle Douglas, including transfers.