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

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Recommended option

Line 360 bus, bus, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 360 bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) 358 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Ayr, Killoch Place (Miller Road) 58 / ...
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$33 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 39 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

$25 - $36

3 alternative options

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

$41 - $54

Bus via Stranraer, Port Rodie  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Stance A (Railway Station) X39

$26 - $37

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Stirling 107.2 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Cairnryan to Stirling, including transfers.

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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 4 h 39 min.

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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 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cairnryan to Stirling via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, Ayr, Glasgow Central, 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 Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
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 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Ayr, Killoch Place (Miller Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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