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

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer to Dumfries, Scotland National Express

$12 - $18

1 alternative option

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 bus which costs £9 - £14 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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

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The distance between Cairnryan and Dumfries is 90 km. The road distance is 113 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Cairnryan to Dumfries, including transfers.

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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, Scotland via Stranraer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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

National Express operates a bus from Cairnryan to Dumfries once a week. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

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