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

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Bus, train  •  9 h 7 min

  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 London Euston

$181 - $283

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Bus  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Railway Station 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$27 - $35

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Bus, night train  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Railway Station 500 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Lockerbie to London Euston

$40 - $65

Drive  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to London 413.1 miles

$85 - $130

Bus, bus to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  6 h 15 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 London City (LCY) EDI - LCY

$91 - $255

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY

$105 - $335

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR

$123 - $310

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

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW

$87 - $225

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN

$75 - $175

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  4. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$76 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to London is to bus which costs £21 - £26 and takes 13 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to London is to bus and fly which costs £70 - £200 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to London station. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Post Office and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal, Dumfries, St Marys Industrial Estate and Lockerbie, Scotland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 21 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and London is 315 miles. The road distance is 413.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to London without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 7 min and costs £130 - £220.

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It takes approximately 9 h 7 min to get from Cairnryan to London, including transfers.

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Cairnryan to London bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Cairnryan to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairnryan to London is 413 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to drive from Cairnryan to London.

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  • Distance: 315 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Cairnryan to London via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal, Dumfries, Railway Station, Dumfries, St Marys Industrial Estate, Lockerbie, Crown Inn, and Lockerbie, Scotland in around 13 h 21 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
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 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
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
37 min
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
1 h 25 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 Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Virgin West Coast Trains
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Lockerbie to London Euston
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$196
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $65
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $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
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Lockerbie, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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