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There are 3 ways to get from Cairnryan to Troon by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Troon

$23 - $29

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Bus  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Ayr, Bus Station 358 / ...

$13 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Troon 54 miles

$11 - $17

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

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

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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 via Ayr, Douglas Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 13m.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Troon is 42 miles. The road distance is 54 miles.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Troon without a car is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs £17 - £22.

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

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Cairnryan to Troon bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Cairnryan, Post Office station.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Troon is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs £17 - £22. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 3h 13m.

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Cairnryan to Troon bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairnryan to Troon is 54 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Cairnryan to Troon.

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  • Distance: 42.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 57m

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

ScotRail operates a train from Cairnryan to Troon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 1h 36m. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Cairnryan to Troon once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2h 7m.

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
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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