There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow 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.

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

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

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer

$28 - $35

Train via Ayr  •  3 h 14 min

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

$29 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Stranraer 86.6 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Stranraer is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Stranraer is to drive which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £14 - £21.

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The distance between Glasgow and Stranraer is 118 km. The road distance is 138 km.

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Stranraer, Port Rodie. Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Stranraer. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Stranraer every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Stranraer 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 - $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
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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