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

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Train  •  8 h 8 min

  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

$258 - $388

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Bus  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lockerbie, Scotland National Express
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...

$39 - $50

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Train, bus  •  8 h 15 min

  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 / ...

$195 - $298

Night train, train, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  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 / ...

$64 - $93

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from London to Stranraer 409.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 47 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

$105 - $335

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 45 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

$123 - $307

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 58 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

$87 - $225

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 6 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

$74 - $175

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 4 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

$75 - $200

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus, train  •  7 h 47 min

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

$104 - $270

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$113 - $297

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Stranraer is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 11 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Stranraer is to fly and train which costs £90 - £240 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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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 Lockerbie, Crown Inn and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 53 min.

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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 8 h 8 min.

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The distance between London and Stranraer is 312 miles. The road distance is 409.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Stranraer without a car is to train which takes 8 h 8 min and costs £190 - £300.

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

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London to Stranraer bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Stranraer is to train which takes 8 h 8 min and costs £190 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 11 h 53 min.

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

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

You can take a train from London to Stranraer via Glasgow Central and Ayr in around 8 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Stranraer via Lockerbie, Scotland, Lockerbie, Crown Inn, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 11 h 53 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 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 Stansted to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
Train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
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
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$196
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $60
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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 Lockerbie, Scotland
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
National Express
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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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London to Stranraer bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, 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 410 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to drive from London to Stranraer.

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Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Stranraer. Prices start at $65 USD 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 £3 - £4.

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