There are 4 ways to get from Cairnryan to Wigtown by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, line 500 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Stranraer, Port Rodie 358 / ...
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Glenluce, Town Hall 500 / ...
  3. Take the line 500 bus from Glenluce, Town Hall to Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street) 500 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street) to Wigtown, Primary (Jubilee Terrace) 415 / ...

$13 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Wigtown, North Main St (South Main Street) 416

$11 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cairnryan to Wigtown 29.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Wigtown 29.7 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Wigtown is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Wigtown is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Wigtown is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Cairnryan to Wigtown, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Wigtown. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Post Office and arriving at Wigtown, Primary (Jubilee Terrace) via Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station), Glenluce, Town Hall and Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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

You can take a bus from Cairnryan to Wigtown via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station), Glenluce, Town Hall, and Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street) in around 2 h 25 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Glenluce, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenluce, Town Hall to Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street) to Wigtown, Primary (Jubilee Terrace)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Wigtown, North Main St (South Main Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Wigtownshire Community T
Phone
01776 707500
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
DGC Buses
Phone
contact@dumgal.gov.uk
Email
030 33 33 3000
Website
dumgal.gov.uk
Bus from Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street) to Wigtown, Primary (Jubilee Terrace)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Cairnryan to Wigtown
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
McLeans Taxis
Phone
+44 70 9330 2478

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