There are 2 ways to get from Cairnryan to Dumfries by bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) X75

$28

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Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Dumfries 70.5 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Dumfries is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Dumfries is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Post Office and arriving at Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) via Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Dumfries is 57 miles. The road distance is 70.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Dumfries without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 37 min and costs £22.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Cairnryan to Dumfries, including transfers.

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Cairnryan to Dumfries bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station).

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Cairnryan to Dumfries bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairnryan to Dumfries is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Cairnryan to Dumfries.

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There are 220+ hotels available in Dumfries. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 56.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

What companies run services between Cairnryan, Scotland and Dumfries, Scotland?

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Cairnryan to Dumfries 4 times a day. Tickets cost $24 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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