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There are 9 ways to get from Crewe to Stranraer by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...

£81 - £125

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Manchester  •  7h 47m

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

£63 - £95

7 alternative options

Train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

£130 - £194

Drive  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from Crewe to Stranraer 245.7 miles

£40 - £60

Fly Manchester to Belfast City, car ferry  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast City (BHD) MAN - BHD
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan

£81 - £196

Fly Manchester to Glasgow, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

£70 - £254

Fly Manchester to Edinburgh, bus, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - 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

£67 - £181

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

£78 - £213

Train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow, train  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

£83 - £223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crewe to Stranraer is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Crewe to Stranraer is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Crewe to Stranraer. However, there are services departing from Crewe and arriving at Stranraer via Glasgow Central and Ayr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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The distance between Crewe and Stranraer is 164 miles. The road distance is 245.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Crewe to Stranraer without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 28m and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Crewe to Stranraer, including transfers.

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Crewe to Stranraer train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Crewe station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Crewe to Stranraer is 246 miles. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Crewe to Stranraer.

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Map of how to get from Crewe to Stranraer.
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  • Distance: 163.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 28m

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

You can take a train from Crewe to Stranraer via Glasgow Central and Ayr in around 6h 43m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £280
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £280
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £220
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £190
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £100
Train from Crewe to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£65 - £100
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £170
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £50
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £11
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £13
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £15
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£17 - £24
Off-Peak Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£19 - £29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £29
First Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Single
£25 - £40
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£30
Small Car
£129

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Stranraer. Prices start at £55 per night.

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The best way to get from Crewe to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 36m and costs £6 - £9.

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