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There are 5 ways to get from Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station 976 / ...

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Bus, train via Ayr  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Old Pier to Ayr, Bus Station 358 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Glasgow, Bath Street X77 / ...
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falls of Cruachan

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Bus, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falls of Cruachan

Train  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falls of Cruachan

Drive  •  2h 59m

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) 150.2 miles

Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) by bus

The bus journey time between Cairnryan and Falls of Cruachan (Station) is around 8h 55m and covers a distance of around 163 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 12m. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 46m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, the Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) bus service departs from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and arrives in Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station. Typically 20 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
4h 43m
Layover time:
4h 12m
Total time:
8h 55m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
4h 46m
Bus distance:
163 miles
Buses per week:
20
Cheapest price:
£29
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
10:15
Last bus departs at:
18:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) bus schedules

Cairnryan → Falls of Cruachan (Station)
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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) station. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and arriving at Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 36m.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Falls of Cruachan (Station) is 99 miles. The road distance is 150.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) without a car is to bus which takes 5h 36m and costs £29 - £45.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station), including transfers.

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Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is to bus which takes 5h 36m and costs £29 - £45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £120 and takes 7h 42m.

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Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is 150 miles. It takes approximately 2h 59m to drive from Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station).

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  • Distance: 98.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Cairnryan, Scotland and Falls of Cruachan (Station), Scotland?

You can take a bus from Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) via Buchanan Bus Station in around 5h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cairnryan to Falls of Cruachan (Station) via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, Glasgow Central, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 7h 42m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falls of Cruachan
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£20 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
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
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Old Pier to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Glasgow, Bath Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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