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There are 4 ways to get from Cairnryan to Scottish Highlands by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Invergarry, Hotel 915 / ...

$57 - $78

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Bus, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Ayr, Beresford Terrace 358 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross to Invergarry, Hotel 916

$65 - $92

Train, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross to Invergarry, Hotel 916

$74 - $103

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Scottish Highlands 208.9 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Scottish Highlands is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Scottish Highlands is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Scottish Highlands is 150 miles. The road distance is 208.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Scottish Highlands without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs £40 - £60.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Cairnryan to Scottish Highlands, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairnryan to Scottish Highlands is 209 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Cairnryan to Scottish Highlands.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Scottish Highlands. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 149.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Cairnryan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland and Scottish Highlands, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Cairnryan to Scottish Highlands via Buchanan Bus Station and Invergarry, Hotel in around 7 h 50 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
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
Bus operators
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 Invergarry, Hotel
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Anniesland Cross to Invergarry, Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Ayr, Beresford Terrace
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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