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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Portpatrick by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 39m

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

$22 - $31

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Train  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer

$31 - $40

Train via Ayr  •  4h 49m

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

$31 - $41

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Portpatrick 94.1 miles

$20 - $30

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

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

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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, South Crescent via Stranraer, Port Rodie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Portpatrick without a car is to bus which takes 3h 39m and costs £17 - £25.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Glasgow to Portpatrick, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Portpatrick bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Portpatrick is to bus which takes 3h 39m and costs £17 - £25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 4h 5m.

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Glasgow to Portpatrick bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Stranraer, Port Rodie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Portpatrick is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Glasgow to Portpatrick.

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  • Distance: 78.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

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

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

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
2h 40m
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
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
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

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