Stranraer to Kilmarnock by train

  • First train
    07:02
  • Last train
    21:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 45m
  • Distance
    85 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    9
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 51m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stranraer to Kilmarnock by train

Fast trains from Stranraer to Kilmarnock take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 85 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stranraer and Kilmarnock.

1. Are there direct trains from Stranraer to Kilmarnock?

Journeys between Stranraer and Kilmarnock usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Stranraer to Kilmarnock every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found at least one departure.

2. How long is the train journey from Stranraer to Kilmarnock?

The Stranraer to Kilmarnock train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Stranraer to Kilmarnock train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Kilmarnock is usually scheduled to depart Stranraer around 07:02 and the last train is around 21:03. At weekends the only train usually departs Stranraer around 07:00.

When to book Stranraer to Kilmarnock train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Stranraer to Kilmarnock by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stranraer and Kilmarnock?

More than one train company operates on the route from Stranraer to Kilmarnock, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

    You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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    Child and youth passengers

    The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

    Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

    Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.