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Trains to this charming town in Dumfries and Galloway glide along the majestic Glasgow-Ayr-Stranraer line, weaving down the west coast of Scotland, through Robert Burns country and past ruined castles before pulling up overlooking Loch Ryan. It's one of Britain's finest rail journeys. The station is sometimes called Stranraer Harbour, and ferries on their way to neighbouring Northern Ireland can be seen from the platforms. The station opened in 1862, and the current buildings have survived since 1877. Boasting a prime spot on the watery southern tip of Scotland, Stranraer and its surrounding area offer ramblers and anglers plenty to do. Golfers can enjoy numerous world class courses nearby, including The Creachmore, the last course to be designed by the legendary James Braid. In Stranraer itself, the main attraction is the ruins of the Castle of St. John, dating back to 1500 and sited right in middle of town.

Station details & facilities

Situated at the water's edge, Stranraer station is easy to access, with one entrance leading directly onto the sole platform. From the entrance take the ramp and covered pathway to the station buildings on your left. Here you'll find accessible and male toilets, with the female toilets in the waiting room next door. The ticket office is the next building along, with a pay phone and various vending machines.

Departures and arrivals from Stranraer

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Stranraer station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to GirvanScotRail09:45Scheduled
to AyrScotRail10:41Scheduled
to GirvanScotRail11:45Scheduled
to AyrScotRail12:41Scheduled
to GirvanScotRail13:45Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from GirvanScotRail20:31On time
from KilmarnockScotRail23:28On time
from GirvanScotRail00:23On time
from AyrScotRail12:40Scheduled
from GirvanScotRail13:35Scheduled
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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