There are 5 ways to get from Cairnryan to Stirling by bus, train or car

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Cairnryan to Stirling 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cairnryan to Stirling via Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue), Ayr, Glasgow, Central Station (Waterloo street), and Glasgow Queen Street in around 4 h 42 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
Avg. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Avg. Duration
27 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
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
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
Avg. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cairnryan to Stirling?

The distance between Cairnryan and Stirling is 145 km. The road distance is 172 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Stirling?

The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Stirling is to drive which costs £20 and takes 2 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cairnryan to Stirling?

The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Stirling is to drive which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £20.

Is there a direct bus between Cairnryan and Stirling?

No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Stirling. 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 4 h 39 min.

How long does it take to get from Cairnryan to Stirling?

It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Cairnryan to Stirling, including transfers.