Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Ayr

Showing times and prices for 25 Jan

Cheapest

£10

Average

£10

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.

The average ticket from Glasgow to Ayr will cost around £ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 10.

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08:02Glasgow Central0h55 08:57Ayr
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£101One-way
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10:04Glasgow Central1h01 11:05Ayr
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£101One-way
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09:04Glasgow Central1h02 10:06Ayr
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£101One-way
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08:38Glasgow Central1h02 09:40Ayr
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£101One-way
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09:34Glasgow Central1h01 10:35Ayr
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£101One-way

Train schedule Glasgow to Ayr

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08:02Glasgow Central0h55 08:57Ayr
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08:08Glasgow Central1h14 09:22Ayr
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08:38Glasgow Central1h02 09:40Ayr
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09:04Glasgow Central1h02 10:06Ayr
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09:34Glasgow Central1h01 10:35Ayr
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10:04Glasgow Central1h01 11:05Ayr
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25 Jan
£10Scotrail
Thu
27 Jan
£11Scotrail
Sat
29 Jan
£11Scotrail

Fastest train times from Glasgow to Ayr

Showing times and prices for 25 Jan

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 2 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

51 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Glasgow for Ayr every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 51 km distance in an average of 1 h 2 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 55 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 14 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:02Glasgow Central0h55 08:57Ayr
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£101One-way
10:04Glasgow Central1h01 11:05Ayr
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£101One-way
09:34Glasgow Central1h01 10:35Ayr
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£101One-way
09:04Glasgow Central1h02 10:06Ayr
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£101One-way
08:38Glasgow Central1h02 09:40Ayr
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£101One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Ayr

distanceDistance31 miles (50 km)
durationAverage train duration55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£11 (€12)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesScotrail

Trains from Glasgow to Ayr cover the 31 miles (50 km) long journey taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £10, but the average price of train tickets is £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Ayr.

Trains from Glasgow to Ayr

Trains from Glasgow to Ayr run regularly throughout the day and evening. The first train leaves early in the morning, with a departure time of approximately 6:00 a.m., after which trains depart for Ayr roughly every 10-30 minutes until the evening. Late night services are less frequent, with gaps of around 40 minutes between each departure, and the last train of the night leaves at approximately 00:15 a.m. All trains from Glasgow to Ayr are operated by ScotRail.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Glasgow to Ayr?

Departure Station: Trains to Ayr depart from Glasgow Central Station, one of the largest and busiest in the city. Located on Argyle Street, it is close by to many of the largest hotels and shopping centres. It is a short walk/drive from the city's other two central stations.

Arrival Station: Trains from Glasgow to Ayr arrive at Ayr station. It is situated next to the main shopping centre in the town and is a 5-10 minute walk from the harbour. There are many bus stops surrounding the station, as well as a taxi rank.

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Ayr.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train to Ayr from Glasgow?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Ayr from Glasgow to cost as little as £10  in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets between Glasgow and Ayr?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Glasgow to Ayr train to cost on average £11  one way.

What is the distance by train from Glasgow to Ayr?

The train distance from Glasgow to Ayr is around 31 miles (50 km).

How long is the train journey to Ayr from Glasgow?

On average the train from Glasgow to Ayr duration is 55 min  for the 31 miles (50 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Glasgow goes to Ayr? Which train station do I come into Ayr from Glasgow?

When taking the train to Ayr from Glasgow, you can choose to depart from train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). Your route can end in train stations such as Ayr and Newton-on-Ayr.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Ayr.

Where is the train station in Glasgow? Where is the train station in Ayr?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 0.5 miles (757 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.

What train companies go from Glasgow to Ayr?

For the route from Glasgow to Ayr you can take a train with Scotrail. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Glasgow and Ayr on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Is there a direct train between Glasgow and Ayr?

Yes, you can find a direct train between Glasgow and Ayr with Scotrail  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

When does the first train depart from Glasgow to Ayr? When does the last train depart from Glasgow to Ayr?

The first Glasgow to Ayr train departs at 08: 02   and the last train from Glasgow to Ayr leaves at 11: 13. Check out the most up-to-date Glasgow to Ayr train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I book Glasgow to Ayr train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find a train from Glasgow to Ayr to cost on average £11 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Glasgow to Ayr train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Ayr
Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow 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 Glasgow for your journey to Ayr.
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ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
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Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper