There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Portpatrick 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  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 923

$22 - $31

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer

$31 - $40

Train via Ayr  •  4 h 18 min

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

$31 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Portpatrick 94.1 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Portpatrick is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Portpatrick is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Portpatrick is 79 miles. The road distance is 94.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Glasgow to Portpatrick, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Portpatrick. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Portpatrick, Post Office via Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Portpatrick, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Portpatrick every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Portpatrick 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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