There are 4 ways to get from Drymen to Cushendun by train, car ferry, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  9h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

£55 - £138

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 47m

  1. Drive from Drymen to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

£44 - £81

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, train  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the train from Yorkgate to Ballymena 3

£71 - £93

Bus, car ferry  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Balloch Bus Terminus to Glasgow, Buchanan Street 1A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the bus from Glengormley to Ballymena 120
  5. Take the bus from Ballymena to Cushendun Square 150

£71 - £85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Drymen to Cushendun is to drive and car ferry which costs £40 - £85 and takes 4h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Drymen to Cushendun is to drive and car ferry which costs £40 - £85 and takes 4h 47m.

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The distance between Drymen and Cushendun is 90 miles.

The best way to get from Drymen to Cushendun without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 11h 24m and costs £70 - £95.

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It takes approximately 9h to get from Drymen to Cushendun, including transfers.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Cushendun. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Drymen to Cushendun.
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  • Distance: 90.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h

What companies run services between Drymen, Scotland and Cushendun, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Drymen to Cushendun. However, you can take the line 309 bus to Balloch, Craiglomond Gardens, take the walk to Balloch, take the train to Hyndland, take the train to Glasgow Central Low Level, take the walk to Glasgow Central, take the train to Ayr, take the train to Stranraer, take the drive to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Larne, then take the drive to Cushendun. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Drymen to Cushendun via Balloch, Craiglomond Gardens, Balloch, Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, Buchanan Bus Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, Yorkgate, Ballymena, and Ballymena in around 11h 24m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Yorkgate to Ballymena
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Scottish Citylink
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Balloch Bus Terminus to Glasgow, Buchanan Street
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Glengormley to Ballymena
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus from Ballymena to Cushendun Square
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £50
Website
P&O Ferries
Passenger Standard
£27
Passenger Flexi
£47
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£30
Small Car
£129

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