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There are 5 ways to get from Cairnryan to Leeds by bus, train, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Railway Station 500 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Leeds

$61 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 20m

  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 / ...

$39 - $85

3 alternative options

Train  •  9h 5m

  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 - $211

Drive  •  4h 8m

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Leeds 229.3 miles

$45 - $75

Car ferry, fly  •  5h 14m

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

$95 - $235

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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Leeds is to bus which costs £30 - £65 and takes 9h 20m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Leeds station. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street via Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 20m.

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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 8h 40m and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 8h 40m 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 9h 5m and costs £100 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £65 and takes 9h 20m.

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

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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: 8h 40m

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 9h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairnryan to Leeds via Glasgow in around 9h 20m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
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
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168

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