There are 11 ways to get from London to Stranraer by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 7m

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

£173 - £572

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Bus  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow Buchanan 809 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 923

£29 - £39

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Train, bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500

£129 - £413

Night train, train, bus  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500

£59 - £81

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Stranraer 407.5 miles

£70 - £110

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6h 51m

  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

£82 - £340

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  6h 55m

  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

£67 - £337

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7h 18m

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

£60 - £307

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  7h 17m

  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

£72 - £252

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  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

£64 - £398

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  8h 28m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

£92 - £416

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The cheapest way to get from London to Stranraer is to bus which costs £28 - £40 and takes 13h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Stranraer is to fly and train which costs £80 - £340 and takes 6h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Stranraer. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Stranraer, Port Rodie via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Stranraer. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Stranraer via Glasgow Central and Ayr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 7m.

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The distance between London and Stranraer is 312 miles. The road distance is 407.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Stranraer without a car is to train which takes 8h 7m and costs £170 - £600.

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It takes approximately 8h 7m to get from London to Stranraer, including transfers.

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London to Stranraer bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Stranraer train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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Map of how to get from London to Stranraer.
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  • Distance: 311.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 7m

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

You can take a train from London Euston to Stranraer via Glasgow Central and Ayr in around 8h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Stranraer via Glasgow Buchanan and Buchanan Bus Station in around 13h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £370
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £480
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £390
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £490
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £390
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£150 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£380 - £550
Train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£110 - £380
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£290 - £380
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£22 - £29
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £80
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow Buchanan
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Website
Blablabus
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
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
Scottish Citylink

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The best way to get from London to Stranraer is to train which takes 8h 7m and costs £170 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £40 and takes 13h 15m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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London to Stranraer train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Stranraer station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Stranraer is 407 miles. It takes approximately 6h 54m to drive from London to Stranraer.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 147+ hotels available in Stranraer. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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