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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Troon

$22 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 360 bus, bus, line 14 bus  •  3 h 20 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, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 58 / ...
  3. Take the line 14 bus from Ayr, Douglas Street (Fullarton Street) to Troon, Council Offices (Academy Street) 14

$13 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus, line 14 bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 923
  2. Take the line 14 bus from Ayr, Douglas Street (Fullarton Street) to Troon, Council Offices (Academy Street) 14

$16 - $23

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Troon 54 miles

$11 - $17

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

ScotRail operates a train from Cairnryan to Troon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairnryan to Troon via Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street), and Ayr, Douglas Street (Fullarton Street) in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Troon
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Douglas Street (Fullarton Street) to Troon, Council Offices (Academy Street)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
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, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cairnryan and Troon is 68 km. The road distance is 86 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Troon is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Troon is to drive which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £8 - £13.

No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Troon. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Post Office and arriving at Troon, Council Offices (Academy Street) via Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and Ayr, Douglas Street (Fullarton Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Cairnryan to Troon, including transfers.