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There are 7 ways to get from Cairnryan to Lindi by bus, train, plane, taxi, car ferry or car

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Bus, train to Glasgow, fly to Mtwara, taxi  •  23h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Mtwara (MYW) GLA - MYW
  4. Take a taxi from Mtwara to Lindi

Cheapest option

Bus, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Mtwara, taxi  •  23h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Mtwara (MYW) EDI - MYW
  4. Take a taxi from Mtwara to Lindi

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Car ferry to Belfast City, fly to Mtwara, taxi  •  26h 37m

  1. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Mtwara (MYW) BHD - MYW
  3. Take a taxi from Mtwara to Lindi

Bus, train to Glasgow, fly to Dar es Salaam, drive  •  24h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) GLA - DAR
  4. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Lindi

Bus, train, train to Newcastle, fly to Mtwara, taxi  •  28h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  4. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Mtwara (MYW) NCL - MYW
  5. Take a taxi from Mtwara to Lindi

Bus, train, train to Manchester, fly to Mtwara, taxi  •  27h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  4. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport
  5. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Mtwara (MYW) MAN - MYW
  6. Take a taxi from Mtwara to Lindi

Bus, train, train to Manchester, fly to Dar es Salaam, drive  •  28h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  4. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport
  5. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) MAN - DAR
  6. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Lindi

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Lindi is to bus and fly and taxi which costs £420 - £1,100 and takes 23h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Lindi is to bus and fly and taxi which costs £420 - £1,100 and takes 23h 51m.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Lindi is 8336 km.

It takes approximately 23h 50m to get from Cairnryan to Lindi, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Mtwara Airport. The quickest flight takes 23h 15m and has two stopovers.

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Lindi is 3h ahead of Cairnryan. It is currently 5:42 AM in Cairnryan and 8:42 AM in Lindi.

easyJet, Air Tanzania, Emirates and six other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Mtwara Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cairnryan to Lindi.
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  • Distance: 8336.3 km
  • Duration: 23h 50m

What companies run services between Cairnryan, Scotland and Lindi, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from Cairnryan to Lindi. However, you can take the bus to Ayr station, take the walk to Ayr, take the train to Paisley Gilmour Street, take the walk to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road, take the line 757 bus to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building, take the walk to Glasgow airport, fly to Mtwara, then take the taxi to Lindi. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the walk to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Mtwara, then take the taxi to Lindi.

Airlines
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Glasgow to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Glasgow to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Glasgow to Mtwara via Dubai, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Glasgow to Mtwara via London Heathrow, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Glasgow to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Glasgow to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Cairo, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Glasgow to Mtwara via London Heathrow, Cairo, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Glasgow to Mtwara via London Heathrow, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Edinburgh to Mtwara via Doha, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Edinburgh to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Edinburgh to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Edinburgh to Mtwara via Paris CDG, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Edinburgh to Mtwara via London Heathrow, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
22h 32m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Edinburgh to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Edinburgh to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Cairo, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Belfast City to Mtwara via London Heathrow, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
22h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Belfast City to Mtwara via London Heathrow, Cairo, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Belfast City to Mtwara via London Heathrow, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Belfast City to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
34h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Glasgow to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Newcastle to Mtwara via Paris CDG, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
24h 7m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Newcastle to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Newcastle to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Newcastle to Mtwara via Paris CDG, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Newcastle to Mtwara via London Heathrow, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Newcastle to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Newcastle to Mtwara via London Heathrow, Cairo, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Newcastle to Mtwara via Dubai, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Manchester to Mtwara via Dubai, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Manchester to Mtwara via Doha, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
22h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manchester to Mtwara via Brussels, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Manchester to Mtwara via Paris CDG, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300
Flights from Manchester to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Manchester to Mtwara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Glasgow to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Glasgow to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Manchester to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Manchester to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Glasgow to Mtwara via Paris CDG, Cairo, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Belfast City to Mtwara via London Heathrow, Istanbul, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manchester to Mtwara via Istanbul, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Manchester to Mtwara via Frankfurt, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dar es Salaam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Manchester to Dar es Salaam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dar es Salaam via London Heathrow, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Manchester to Dar es Salaam via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Dar es Salaam via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manchester to Dar es Salaam via Istanbul, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dar es Salaam via Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dar es Salaam via London Heathrow, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Dar es Salaam via Brussels, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$22 - $29
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$27 - $35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$140 - $200
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Dodds of Troon
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
$21 - $30
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Other operators
Taxi from Mtwara to Lindi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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