There are 5 ways to get from Stranraer to Dundee by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

$43 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9

$33 - $48

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 47 min

  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 Dundee

$54 - $75

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay X27 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station X54 / ...

$48 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Stranraer to Dundee 167.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Stranraer to Dundee is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stranraer to Dundee is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stranraer to Dundee station. However, there are services departing from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) and arriving at Dundee City Centre, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station and Broxden, Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Stranraer and Dundee is 135 miles. The road distance is 167.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stranraer to Dundee without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Stranraer to Dundee, including transfers.

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Stranraer to Dundee bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) station.

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The best way to get from Stranraer to Dundee is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs £40 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Stranraer to Dundee.
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  • Distance: 135.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Stranraer to Dundee via Ayr, Glasgow Central, Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station), and Glasgow Queen Street in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stranraer to Dundee via Buchanan Bus Station and Broxden, Park and Ride in around 4 h 53 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
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 - $27
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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