There are 5 ways to get from Stirling, Scotland 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M8
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 923

$25 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus via Stirling, Wellgreen Road (St Ninians Road)  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Wellgreen Road (St Ninians Road) to Buchanan Bus Station X39
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 923

$25 - $35

3 alternative options

Train via Ayr  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$40 - $52

Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer

$41 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer 112.6 miles

$24 - $35

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

You can take a bus from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer via Buchanan Bus Station in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, and Ayr in around 4 h 23 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
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
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer?

The distance between Stirling, Scotland and Stranraer is 152 km. The road distance is 180 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer?

The cheapest way to get from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer?

The quickest way to get from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer is to drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £17 - £25.

Is there a direct train between Stirling, Scotland and Stranraer?

No, there is no direct train from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Stranraer via Glasgow Central and Ayr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

Is there a direct bus between Stirling, Scotland and Stranraer?

No, there is no direct bus from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Stranraer, Port Rodie via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer?

It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Stirling, Scotland to Stranraer, including transfers.