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

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Train  •  10 h 25 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

$132 - $228

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Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 45 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 - $196

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Train, bus  •  11 h 24 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 (Station Hotel) to Stranraer, Port Rodie X75

$131 - $192

Bus  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Lockerbie, Scotland National Express
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Stranraer, Port Rodie X75

$71 - $77

Bus, train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely Railway Station 12
  2. Take the train from Ely to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lockerbie
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Stranraer, Port Rodie X75

$175 - $235

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Stranraer 359.5 miles

$75 - $120

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 43 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 - $371

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, bus, train  •  7 h 40 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

$72 - $212

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 12 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

$124 - $310

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 17 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 12 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

$91 - $208

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Stranraer is to bus which costs £53 - £59 and takes 12 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Stranraer is to drive which costs £55 - £85 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 (Magdalene Street) and arriving at Stranraer, Port Rodie via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D), Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) and Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 38 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 25 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 25 min and costs £100 - £180.

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It takes approximately 10 h 25 min to get from Cambridge to Stranraer, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Stranraer bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 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 25 min and costs £100 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £53 - £59 and takes 12 h 38 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Stranraer.
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  • Distance: 283.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 25 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 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Stranraer via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D), Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Lockerbie, Scotland, Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road), and Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) in around 12 h 38 min.

Airlines
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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 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 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $20
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $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 - $60
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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