There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer by bus, train 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

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 923

$31 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus via Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Tollcross, Fountainbridge (at 145-149) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances) 102 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Scotland to Stranraer National Express

$24 - $31

4 alternative options

Bus, train via Ayr  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$41 - $54

Bus, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer

$41 - $55

Train  •  5 h 6 min

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

$50 - $64

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer 122.2 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Stranraer, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer via Buchanan Bus Station in around 4 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer via Haymarket (Edinburgh Trams), Haymarket, Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, and Ayr in around 5 h 6 min.

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
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $21
Train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
$20 - $29
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tollcross, Fountainbridge (at 145-149) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer?

The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Stranraer is 157 km. The road distance is 196 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer is to bus which costs £17 - £23 and takes 6 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer is to drive which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £18 - £27.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Stranraer?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) and arriving at Stranraer, Port Rodie via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer?

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Stranraer, including transfers.