There are 12 ways to get from London to Stranraer by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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

Train, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Scotland to Stranraer

$208 - $319

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stranraer National Express

$35 - $45

10 alternative options

Train, bus via Manchester Piccadilly  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Stranraer National Express

$136 - $205

Night train, bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Preston
  2. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Stranraer National Express

$57 - $78

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from London to Stranraer 409.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$106 - $338

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$126 - $312

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$89 - $231

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$77 - $180

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$74 - $213

Train to Southend, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Glasgow (GLA) SEN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$136 - $460

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$104 - $270

What companies run services between London, England and Stranraer, Scotland?

National Express operates a bus from London to Stranraer once a week. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 11 h 40 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southend to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Day Single
$180 - $290
Train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$207
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $55
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dumfries, Scotland to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Preston, Lancashire to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Stranraer?

The distance between London and Stranraer is 499 km. The road distance is 655 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Stranraer?

The cheapest way to get from London to Stranraer is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 11 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Stranraer?

The quickest way to get from London to Stranraer is to fly and train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs £75 - £250.

Is there a direct bus between London and Stranraer?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Stranraer. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from London to Stranraer?

It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from London to Stranraer, including transfers.