There are 2 ways to get from Cairnryan to Liverpool by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Wigan North Western

$82 - $131

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Liverpool 228.7 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Liverpool is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Liverpool is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Liverpool is 137 miles. The road distance is 228.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Cairnryan to Liverpool, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Cairnryan, Scotland and Liverpool, England?

There is no direct connection from Cairnryan to Liverpool. However, you can take the bus to Stranraer, Port Rodie, take the walk to Stranraer, take the bus to Carlisle, take the walk to Carlisle, take the train to Wigan North Western, then take the train to Liverpool Lime Street. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Liverpool.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Bus operators

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