Directions from Stranraer to Aberdeen

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. 923

$60 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  6 h 24 min

  1. 923
  2. M9 / ...
  3. M9

$41 - $66

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 8 min

$70 - $96

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. 923
  2. G92 / ...

$52 - $79

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. 231.7 miles

$45 - $75

Car ferry to Belfast City, fly  •  7 h 40 min

  1. BHD - ABZ

$103 - $306

Bus, train to Newcastle, fly  •  8 h 10 min

  1. NCL - ABZ

$145 - $370

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

You can take a train from Stranraer to Aberdeen via Ayr, Glasgow Central, Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station), and Glasgow Queen Street in around 6 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stranraer to Aberdeen via Buchanan Bus Station and Broxden, Park and Ride in around 6 h 24 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Newcastle to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10)
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$173

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stranraer and Aberdeen is 309 km. The road distance is 371 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stranraer to Aberdeen is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 6 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Stranraer to Aberdeen is to drive which takes 4 h 12 min and costs £35 - £55.

No, there is no direct bus from Stranraer to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) and arriving at Union Square Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station and Broxden, Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Stranraer to Aberdeen, including transfers.