Port of Stranraer

Land Transport and Travel To and From Port Stranraer
(Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland, UK)

The town of Stranraer is situated to the west of Dumfries and Galloway. It is just across the border and an hour's drive from Glasgow.

Travel by Bus and Shuttles

Stranraer port is connected by bus routes from all across the UK.

Britain's largest scheduled coach company, National Express, provides routes from Stranraer to Glasgow, Ayr, Edinburgh, Preston, Carlisle, Manchester, Birmingham and London.

Car Hire and Road Travel

Stranraer is surrounded by an excellent network of roads with plenty of interesting attractions and towns which can easily be reached by car. Dumfries and Galloway offers great golfing, walking and cycling as well as hosting many fun events all year round.

It is possible to hire a car in Stranraer and have it meet you at the port on your arrival. A few companies are represented in Stranraer, but the most reliable way to arrange car hire is to book online and in advance, where there's one reliable service providing the best rates from a selection of reputed companies including Europcar, Alamo, Avis, Hertz and Budget.

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Trains and Rail Travel

The Stranraer railway station is conveniently situated adjacent to the Stena Line ferry terminal and harbour. Combined rail and ferry tickets can be purchased at all train stations to include the journey by ferry to Belfast, Northern Ireland. You can reach Glasgow by train in just 45 minutes, while Edinburgh can be reached under an hour.

Car Parking

A relatively small parking facility is situated close to the main ferry terminal, while a larger long- and short-term car park can be found 200 yards away, on the other side of the police station. There are no fees for car parking at the port in any car park.

Travel by Taxis

The train station, which is located next to the Stena Line ferry terminal, has a taxi rank. Several taxi companies are represented in Stranraer. You can book a taxi in advance by calling Radio Taxis Dumfries on +44 1387 255050 or McLean's Taxis on+44 1776 706226.

Stranraer Port

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