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There are 3 ways to get from Troon to Cairnryan by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Troon to Stranraer

$22 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 14 bus, bus, line 358 bus  •  3 h 22 min

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

$15 - $22

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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 and Girvan, Elder Avenue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 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 55 min and costs £17 - £23.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 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 55 min and costs £17 - £23. Alternatively, you can line 14 bus and bus and line 358 bus, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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Troon to Cairnryan bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Cairnryan, Post Office 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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  • Distance: 42.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Troon to Cairnryan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Troon to Cairnryan via Ayr, Douglas Street, Ayr, Bus Station, Girvan, Young Street, and Girvan, Elder Avenue in around 3 h 22 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 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Troon, St Meddans Street to Ayr, Douglas Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Young Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue to Cairnryan, Post Office
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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