The Port of Troon, just 35 miles from Glasgow, is situated on the west coast of Scotland on the Firth of Clyde and sheltered by the Isle of Arran across the water. Trunk roads connect the port to the M74 and M77, which leads to Glasgow and the M8 for Edinburgh. Just five miles away, Glasgow Prestwick Airport provides a network of global air links while Troon railway station is located just over one mile away.
RoRo freight and passengers; cruises
Troon is ideally placed to serve Northern Ireland
P&O Irish Sea operates from the East Terminal successful freight and fast-ferry services linking the Port of Troon to Larne in Northern Ireland, just 70 nautical miles away
Freight and passenger services' sailing time is four and a half hours; fast-ferry passenger services' sailing time is two hours
Also a popular destination for smaller cruise vessels looking for a sheltered berth close to Scotland's famous "Burns' country" and Ayrshire's many famous golf courses
The port's timberLINK service utilises short-sea shipping to transport timber from the Argyll and Cowall peninsulas to sawmills and industrial users in Ayrshire. This ground-breaking initiative by ABP, which transfers the movement of timber from the road to the sea, handles around 100,000 tonnes each year.
A well-established fishing port, providing year-round sheltered berths and round-the-clock working
Equipped with an ice factory and on-site engineering facilities to support the fishing industry
An extra 158 m of quayside is available for larger fishing vessels
Within close proximity of several major fishing grounds
All our ports are capable of handling a vast array of cargo. Please contact us even if the capability you are interested in is not listed above.
Key statistics and berthing information
Handles around 150,000 tonnes each year
Total port acreage = 40 acres
Normal acceptance dimension of vessels
Dock, Jetty or Quay
Depth of Water
East Pier Ferry
Restricted only by ramp dimensions at low water