There are 4 ways to get from Troon to Cairnryan by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Troon to Stranraer

$24 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 14 bus, bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Troon, St Meddans Street to Ayr, Douglas Street (Fullarton Street) 14
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923

$19 - $24

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Line 14 bus, bus, line 358 bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Troon, St Meddans Street to Ayr, Douglas Street (Fullarton Street) 14
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) 60 / ...
  3. Take the line 358 bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Cairnryan, Post Office 358 / ...

$24

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Troon to Cairnryan 54 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Troon to Cairnryan is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Troon to Cairnryan is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Troon to Cairnryan. However, there are services departing from Troon, St Meddans Street and arriving at Cairnryan, Post Office via Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) and Cairnryan, Stena Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Troon and Cairnryan is 42 miles. The road distance is 54 miles.

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The best way to get from Troon to Cairnryan without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs £17 - £22.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Troon to Cairnryan, including transfers.

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Troon to Cairnryan bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Troon, St Meddans Street station.

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The best way to get from Troon to Cairnryan is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs £17 - £22. Alternatively, you can line 14 bus and bus, which costs £14 - £18 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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Troon to Cairnryan bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Cairnryan, Stena Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Troon to Cairnryan is 54 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Troon to Cairnryan.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Cairnryan. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Troon to Cairnryan.
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  • Distance: 42.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between Troon, Scotland and Cairnryan, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Troon to Cairnryan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Troon to Cairnryan via Ayr, Douglas Street (Fullarton Street), Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street), and Cairnryan, Stena Terminal in around 3 h 39 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Troon to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Troon, St Meddans Street to Ayr, Douglas Street (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Cairnryan, Post Office
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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