There are 8 ways to get from Cairnryan to Leeds by bus, train, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus, train CrossCountry  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Leeds

$129 - $196

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Bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...

$41 - $87

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Bus, train via Carlisle  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) X75
  2. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Leeds

$74 - $97

Train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Leeds

$142 - $210

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Leeds 229.3 miles

$45 - $75

Car ferry to Belfast City, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) BHD - LBA

$85 - $222

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Manchester  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$102 - $349

Bus, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$92 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Leeds is to bus which costs £30 - £70 and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Leeds is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Leeds station. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Post Office and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street via Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 23 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Leeds is 162 miles. The road distance is 229.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Leeds without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 15 min and costs £95 - £150.

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Cairnryan to Leeds, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Leeds is to train which takes 8 h 59 min and costs £100 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £70 and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Cairnryan to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Map of how to get from Cairnryan to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 162.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Cairnryan to Leeds via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, Ayr, and Glasgow Central in around 8 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairnryan to Leeds via Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Buchanan Bus Station, and Glasgow in around 10 h 23 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Dumfries to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $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
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $150
Train from Glasgow Central to Leeds
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel)
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Website
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$170

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairnryan to Leeds is 229 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Cairnryan to Leeds.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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