There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Portpatrick by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 18 min

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

$24 - $32

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 29 min

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

$33 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Portpatrick 94.1 miles

$20 - $30

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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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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 3 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min 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 3 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 29 min.

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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 1 h 57 min to drive from Glasgow to Portpatrick.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Portpatrick. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Portpatrick.
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  • Distance: 78.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Portpatrick every 2 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Portpatrick via Ayr, Stranraer, and Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) in around 4 h 29 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
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
$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 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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