There are 5 ways to get from Cairnryan to Craig Tara by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Doonfoot, Holiday Park 923

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 360 bus, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 360 bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) 358 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Ayr, Killoch Place (Miller Road) 58 / ...

$12 - $17

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr

$22 - $31

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cairnryan to Craig Tara 43.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Craig Tara 43.4 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Craig Tara is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Craig Tara is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 59 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Craig Tara is 35 miles. The road distance is 43.4 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Cairnryan to Craig Tara, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Craig Tara. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Post Office and arriving at Doonfoot, Holiday Park via Cairnryan, Stena Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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What companies run services between Cairnryan, Scotland and Craig Tara, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Cairnryan to Craig Tara once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Cairnryan to Craig Tara every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min.

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 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $23
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
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Ayr, Killoch Place (Miller Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cairnryan to Craig Tara
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
McLeans Taxis
Phone
+44 70 9330 2478

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