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There are 11 ways to get from Cambridge to Stranraer by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  5. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$112 - $224

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Bus  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Lockerbie, Scotland
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...

$49 - $62

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Train, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  5. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...

$102 - $179

Bus, train  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Central station X5
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...

$177 - $281

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Stranraer 359.5 miles

$75 - $120

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$61 - $195

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, bus, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$71 - $210

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$129 - $372

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$147 - $347

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$76 - $202

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, bus, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  5. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$90 - $207

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Stranraer is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 13 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Stranraer is to drive which costs £55 - £90 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Stranraer. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Castle Street and arriving at Stranraer, Port Rodie via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Lockerbie, Crown Inn and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Stranraer. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Stranraer via Peterborough, Edinburgh, Glasgow Central and Ayr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 37 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Stranraer is 283 miles. The road distance is 359.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Stranraer without a car is to train which takes 10 h 37 min and costs £85 - £180.

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It takes approximately 10 h 37 min to get from Cambridge to Stranraer, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Stranraer bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Cambridge, Castle Street station.

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Cambridge to Stranraer train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Stranraer is to train which takes 10 h 37 min and costs £85 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 13 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Stranraer.
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  • Distance: 283.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 37 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Stranraer, Scotland?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Stranraer via Peterborough, Edinburgh, Glasgow Central, and Ayr in around 10 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Stranraer via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Lockerbie, Scotland, Lockerbie, Crown Inn, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 13 h 9 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Peterborough to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Lockerbie, Scotland
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Cambridge to Stranraer bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Stranraer, Port Rodie station.

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Cambridge to Stranraer train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Stranraer station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Stranraer is 360 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Cambridge to Stranraer.

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easyJet offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Stranraer. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £35.

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