There are 5 ways to get from Cairnryan to Gourock by bus, train or car

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Line 360 bus, bus, train  •  4 h 16 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 / ...
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street

$37 - $42

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Bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Gourock, John Street 907

$26 - $34

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Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street

$39 - $49

Bus, line 585 bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 58 / ...
  2. Take the line 585 bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) 585
  3. Take the bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) to Greenock, Bus Station 585

$41 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Gourock 90.3 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Gourock is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Gourock is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Gourock. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Post Office and arriving at Gourock, John Street via Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Gourock is 69 miles. The road distance is 90.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Gourock without a car is to line 360 bus and bus and train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs £27 - £32.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Cairnryan to Gourock, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Gourock is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs £29 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £27 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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Cairnryan to Gourock bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Gourock, John Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairnryan to Gourock is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Cairnryan to Gourock.

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  • Distance: 69.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Cairnryan to Gourock via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, Ayr, and Paisley Gilmour Street in around 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairnryan to Gourock via Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and Buchanan Bus Station in around 5 h 12 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
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
$9
Website
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
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) to Greenock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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