There are 10 ways to get from Cairnryan to London by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 25 min

$262 - $412

Cheapest option

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton  •  7 h 21 min

  1. GLA - LTN

$76 - $239

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 26 min

  1. National Express

$134 - $211

Bus, train via Solihull  •  12 h 3 min

  1. National Express

$95 - $143

Drive  •  7 h 2 min

  1. 413.1 miles

$85 - $130

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  6 h 56 min

  1. GLA - LCY

$109 - $342

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 55 min

  1. GLA - LHR

$127 - $316

Bus, bus to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  7 h 3 min

  1. EDI - LCY

$94 - $260

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  7 h 21 min

  1. GLA - STN

$79 - $182

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick  •  7 h 18 min

  1. GLA - LGW

$99 - $236

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

You can take a train from Cairnryan to London via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, Ayr, and Glasgow Central in around 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$230 - $370
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $220
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $370
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Solihull to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stranraer to Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stranraer to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.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 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cairnryan and London is 504 km. The road distance is 661 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to London is to train and fly which costs £55 - £140 and takes 7 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to London is to train and fly which takes 6 h 55 min and costs £90 - £240.

It takes approximately 9 h 25 min to get from Cairnryan to London, including transfers.