Edinburgh to Ayr train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Ayr

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£24

Average

£24

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
08:30Edinburgh Waverley2h18 10:48Ayr
2 changes
£241One-way
Cheapest
09:00Edinburgh Waverley2h19 11:19Ayr
2 changes
£241One-way
Cheapest
09:30Edinburgh Waverley2h35 12:05Ayr
2 changes
£241One-way
Cheapest
08:27Edinburgh Waverley2h52 11:19Ayr
1 change
£241One-way
Cheapest
09:26Edinburgh Waverley3h09 12:35Ayr
1 change
£241One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Ayr

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 11 August
08:00Edinburgh Waverley2h18 10:18Ayr
2 changes
08:27Edinburgh Waverley2h52 11:19Ayr
1 change
08:30Edinburgh Waverley2h18 10:48Ayr
2 changes
09:00Edinburgh Waverley2h19 11:19Ayr
2 changes
09:26Edinburgh Waverley3h09 12:35Ayr
1 change
09:30Edinburgh Waverley2h35 12:05Ayr
2 changes

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Ayr

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 18 m

Average

2 h 35 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

105 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Ayr without changing at least once.

Fastest
08:30Edinburgh Waverley2h18 10:48Ayr
2 changes
£241One-way
Fastest
08:00Edinburgh Waverley2h18 10:18Ayr
2 changes
£241One-way
09:00Edinburgh Waverley2h19 11:19Ayr
2 changes
£241One-way
09:30Edinburgh Waverley2h35 12:05Ayr
2 changes
£241One-way
08:27Edinburgh Waverley2h52 11:19Ayr
1 change
£241One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Ayr

distanceDistance65 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€27)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Scotrail

Trains from Edinburgh to Ayr cover the 65 miles long route taking on average 2 h 18 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Scotrail. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £24, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Ayr.

Train companies: CrossCountry and ScotRail trains Edinburgh to Ayr

For as little as £24 you can travel by train to Ayr from Edinburgh with CrossCountry and ScotRail. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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ScotRail is one of the best options when travelling by train from Edinburgh to Ayr. Omio quickly shows you current ScotRail train timetables for the Edinburgh - Ayr journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance to Ayr from Edinburgh is around 65 miles (105 km) and the cheapest ScotRail one-way ticket you can book starts at £24. As you check the latest Edinburgh to Ayr train timetable from ScotRail for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Ayr safely. If you search for ScotRail tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect ScotRail ticket from Edinburgh to Ayr so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Ayr from Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket between Edinburgh and Ayr online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Edinburgh to Ayr as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Edinburgh and Ayr start at £24 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 65 miles (105 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Edinburgh and Ayr. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Edinburgh to Ayr CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Ayr train information:

  • Average Duration: 40 min
  • Average Price: £24
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

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.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Edinburgh to Ayr for some dates and times for as low as £24  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Ayr train to cost on average £24  one way.
The distance to Ayr from Edinburgh by train is approximately 65 miles.
On average the train from Edinburgh to Ayr duration is 2 h 18 min  for the 65 miles long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Edinburgh train stations to Ayr you can start your journey from include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Ayr include Ayr and Newton-on-Ayr.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Ayr.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Ayr, located 0.4 miles (742 m) away from the city centre.

For the journey from Edinburgh to Ayr you can take a train with Cross Country or Scotrail. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Edinburgh to Ayr on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Edinburgh at 05: 26. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 16: 58. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Edinburgh to Ayr and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Edinburgh to Ayr is on average £24 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Edinburgh to Ayr available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Ayr
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.
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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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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