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There are 3 ways to get from Irvine to Southerness by train, bus or car

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Train, line 372 bus

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Dumfries
  2. Take the line 372 bus from Dumfries, DG One A to Southerness, Holiday Village

2 alternative options

Line 11 bus, bus, line 372 bus

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Irvine, Mill Road to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
  4. Take the line 372 bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Southerness, Holiday Village

Drive

  1. Drive from Irvine to Southerness

Irvine to Southerness by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Irvine and Southerness is around 5h 3m and covers a distance of around 84 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 51m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 36m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, First ScotRail Service and Houstons Minicoaches, the Irvine to Southerness service departs from Irvine, Mill Road and arrives in Southerness, Holiday Village. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 12m
Layover time:
2h 51m
Total time:
5h 3m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 36m
Journey distance:
84 miles
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:51
Last service departs at:
22:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Irvine to Southerness bus, train and walk schedules

Irvine → Southerness
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Southerness is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Southerness is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Southerness is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Southerness is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Southerness. However, there are services departing from Irvine, Mill Road and arriving at Southerness, Holiday Village via Kilmarnock, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 12m.

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The distance between Irvine and Southerness is 67 miles. The road distance is 83.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Southerness without a car is to train and line 372 bus which takes 4h 19m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Irvine to Southerness, including transfers.

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Irvine to Southerness bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Irvine, Mill Road station.

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Irvine to Southerness bus services, operated by Houstons Minicoaches, arrive at Southerness, Holiday Village station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Southerness is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Irvine to Southerness.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Southerness.
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  • Distance: 66.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Irvine, Scotland and Southerness, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Irvine to Southerness via Kilmarnock, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 6h 12m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilmarnock to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
Bus operators
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, DG One A to Southerness, Holiday Village
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Southerness, Holiday Village
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Irvine, Mill Road to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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