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There are 10 ways to get from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...

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Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$97 - $227

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Train, bus via Manchester Piccadilly  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...

Train  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
  4. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Stranraer

$193 - $295

Bus  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hamilton, Scotland
  3. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station X16

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan 343.6 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal

$99 - $247

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal

$113 - $315

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$111 - $295

Train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow, train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$120 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan is to drive which costs £55 - £85 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan is to drive which costs £55 - £85 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Cairnryan, Post Office via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hamilton, Bus Station, Ayr, Bus Station and Girvan, Elder Avenue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 48 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station and Cairnryan is 245 miles. The road distance is 343.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 47 min to get from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan, including transfers.

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Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan is to train which takes 11 h 26 min and costs £140 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan.
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  • Distance: 245.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 47 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station, England and Cairnryan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland?

You can take a train from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan via Cheltenham Spa, Birmingham New Street, Carlisle, Kilmarnock, Stranraer, and Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal in around 11 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan via Cheltenham, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hamilton, Scotland, Hamilton, Bus Station, Ayr, Bus Station, Girvan, Young Street, and Girvan, Elder Avenue in around 13 h 48 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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 Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Kilmarnock to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $25
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.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
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan is 344 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to drive from Cheltenham Spa Malvern Rd Station to Cairnryan.

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