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Glasgow to Stranraer by train

It takes an average of 2h 29m to travel from Glasgow to Stranraer by train, over a distance of around 73 miles (117 km). There are normally 5 trains per day traveling from Glasgow to Stranraer and tickets for this journey start from $23.11 when you book in advance.

First train

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Last train

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Departure station

Glasgow

Arrival station

Stranraer

Journey time

From 2h 23m

Distance

73 miles (117 km)

Frequency

5 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $23.11

Train operators

ScotRail

About the train journey from Glasgow to Stranraer

Want to travel from Glasgow to Stranraer by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Glasgow to Stranraer usually takes 2 hours 29 minutes on average to travel 117 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 23 minutes. You can expect to find 5 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Glasgow and Stranraer, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Stranraer.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Glasgow to Stranraer in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $23.11.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Stranraer, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

FAQs for Glasgow to Stranraer

Want to know more about your journey from Glasgow to Stranraer? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Glasgow to Stranraer take?

The average journey time by train between Glasgow and Stranraer is 2 hours and 29 minutes, with around 5 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Glasgow and Stranraer by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Glasgow to Stranraer is 2 hours and 23 minutes.

How much does the train from Glasgow to Stranraer cost?

Train tickets from Glasgow to Stranraer can start from as little as $23.11 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Glasgow to Stranraer?

No, there are no direct train services from Glasgow to Stranraer. Travelling from Glasgow to Stranraer by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Glasgow to Stranraer leave?

The first train from Glasgow to Stranraer leaves at 05:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Glasgow to Stranraer leave?

The last train from Glasgow to Stranraer leaves at 19:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Glasgow and Stranraer by train?

Trains travelling from Glasgow to Stranraer cover a distance of around 73 miles (117 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Stranraer to Glasgow.

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Stranraer

Train tickets from Glasgow to Stranraer start at $23.11 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Glasgow to Stranraer is right for you.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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