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There are 3 ways to get from Cairnryan to Falkirk by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station X37

$22 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Ayr, Beresford Terrace 358 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central

$33 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Falkirk 103.9 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Falkirk is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Falkirk is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Falkirk station. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and arriving at Falkirk, Grahamston Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Falkirk is 87 miles. The road distance is 103.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Falkirk without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs £16 - £23.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Cairnryan to Falkirk, including transfers.

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Cairnryan to Falkirk bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal station.

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Cairnryan to Falkirk bus services, operated by First, arrive at Falkirk, Grahamston Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairnryan to Falkirk is 104 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Cairnryan to Falkirk.

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There are 341+ hotels available in Falkirk. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 86.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Cairnryan to Falkirk via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Ayr, Beresford Terrace
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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