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There are 4 ways to get from Stranraer to Aberfoyle by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
  4. Take the bus from Stance B to Queens Crescent

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Bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the Bus from Stranraer Port Rodie to Glasgow Buchanan 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tourist Information Centre X10a

Bus via Port Rodie  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Port Rodie to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tourist Information Centre X10a

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Stranraer to Aberfoyle 111.8 miles

Stranraer to Aberfoyle by train, walk and bus

35 Weekly Services
5h 11m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Stranraer to Aberfoyle is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 2h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Stranraer to Aberfoyle is to drive which takes 2h 16m and costs £29 - £45.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stranraer to Aberfoyle. However, there are services departing from Stranraer Port Rodie and arriving at Tourist Information Centre via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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The distance between Stranraer and Aberfoyle is 149 miles. The road distance is 111.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Stranraer to Aberfoyle without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Stranraer to Aberfoyle, including transfers.

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Stranraer to Aberfoyle bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Stranraer Port Rodie station.

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Stranraer to Aberfoyle bus services, operated by Midland Bluebird, arrive at Tourist Information Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stranraer to Aberfoyle is 112 miles. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Stranraer to Aberfoyle.

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  • Distance: 148.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

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

You can take a bus from Stranraer to Aberfoyle via Buchanan Bus Station in around 5h 20m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £35
Website
https://www.scotrail.co.uk/
Standard
£16 - £21
1st Class
£25 - £35
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £22
Website
https://www.scotrail.co.uk/
Standard
£10 - £13
1st Class
£15 - £22
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £20
Website
https://www.scotrail.co.uk/
Standard
£9 - £12
1st Class
£14 - £20
Bus operators
Midland Bluebird
Phone
03330 16 61 62
Email
enquiries@mcgillsscotlandeast.co.uk
Website
mcgillsscotlandeast.co.uk
Bus from Stance B to Queens Crescent
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
https://www.mcgillsscotlandeast.co.uk/
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tourist Information Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
https://www.mcgillsscotlandeast.co.uk/
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Stranraer Port Rodie to Glasgow Buchanan
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
https://www.translink.co.uk/
Adult Single
£19 - £27

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