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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Ayr

distanceDistance65 miles (105 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£23 (€26)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersScotrail

Trains from Edinburgh to Ayr cover the 65 miles (105 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 8 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £23, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Ayr.

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Ayr

Travel by train to Ayr easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Ayr.

How much does a cheap train from Edinburgh to Ayr cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Edinburgh and Ayr for the next 7 days starting from £22  one way.

What is the average cost of a train from Edinburgh to Ayr?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Edinburgh and Ayr is £23  one way.

What is the distance by train from Edinburgh to Ayr?

The Edinburgh to Ayr train distance is approximately 65 miles (105 km).

How many hours does it take from Edinburgh to Ayr by train?

The train time between Edinburgh and Ayr is on average 3 h 8 min  for the 65 miles (105 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Ayr from Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Edinburgh and arrival train station in Ayr?

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your journey from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. In Ayr you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Ayr and Newton-on-Ayr.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Ayr.

Where is the Edinburgh train station located? Where is the Ayr train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Ayr, called Ayr, is located around 0.4 miles (742 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Edinburgh to Ayr?

If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to Ayr, you can rely on Scotrail to get you to Ayr. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Edinburgh to Ayr route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What time is the earliest train from Edinburgh to Ayr? What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Ayr?

The first train from Edinburgh to Ayr leaves at 09: 27   and the last train for this leaves at 09: 27. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Ayr timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

When should I purchase Edinburgh Ayr train tickets to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets from Edinburgh to Ayr within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £23 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Ayr a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your journey to Ayr.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express