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

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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 - $69

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M8 / ...

$24 - $48

2 alternative options

Bus via Dumfries, Buccleuch Street  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Buccleuch Street 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to West End, Lothian Road 102
  3. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M92 / ...

$43 - $60

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 £18 - £40 and takes 5 h 29 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 and arriving at Dundee City Centre, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 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 train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs £40 - £55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 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 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 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £40 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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Stranraer to Dundee bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Dundee City Centre, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stranraer to Dundee is 167 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Stranraer to Dundee.

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  • Distance: 135.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 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, Central Station, Glasgow, St Vincent Street, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stranraer to Dundee via Buchanan Bus Station in around 5 h 29 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 Glasgow to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Buccleuch Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to West End, Lothian Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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