There are 5 ways to get from Dundee to Stranraer by train, 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 via Ayr  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$54 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 923

$34 - $57

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer

$53 - $70

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) 263
  2. Take the bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Stranraer, Port Rodie 358 / ...

$48 - $52

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Dundee to Stranraer 167.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dundee to Stranraer is to bus which costs £25 - £45 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dundee to Stranraer is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Dundee and Stranraer is 135 miles. The road distance is 167.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Dundee to Stranraer, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dundee station to Stranraer. However, there are services departing from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Stranraer, Port Rodie via Broxden, Park and Ride and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dundee to Stranraer. However, there are services departing from Dundee and arriving at Stranraer via Glasgow Central and Ayr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Dundee, Scotland and Stranraer, Scotland?

You can take a train from Dundee to Stranraer via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, and Ayr in around 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dundee to Stranraer via Broxden, Park and Ride and Buchanan Bus Station in around 5 h 34 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
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 Glasgow Central to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street)
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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