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

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Bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station M8 / ...

$21 - $34

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Bus, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$30 - $40

Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$43 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Stirling 107.2 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Stirling is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Stirling is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Stirling station. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Post Office and arriving at Stirling, Bus Station via Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Stirling is 90 miles. The road distance is 107.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Stirling without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 59 min and costs £16 - £27.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Cairnryan to Stirling, including transfers.

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Cairnryan to Stirling bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Stirling is to bus which takes 3 h 59 min and costs £16 - £27. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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Cairnryan to Stirling bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairnryan to Stirling is 107 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Cairnryan to Stirling.

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  • Distance: 90.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Cairnryan, Scotland and Stirling, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Cairnryan to Stirling via Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cairnryan to Stirling via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, Ayr, Glasgow Central, Glasgow, Central Station (Waterloo street), Glasgow, West George Lane, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 4 h 59 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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 Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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