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4 h 42 m
4 h 42 m
Trains per day
Of the 1 trains that leave Manchester for Ayr every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||4 h 35 min|
|Average train ticket price||£75 (€84)|
|Train frequency||14 a day|
|Train companies||Scotrail, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service|
Trains from Manchester to Ayr cover the 167 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 35 min with our travel partners like Scotrail, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £75, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £63. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Ayr.
You can travel by train to Ayr from Manchester with ScotRail, Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 for as low as £63. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Manchester and Ayr with First TransPennine Express 3! As an official travel partner of First TransPennine Express 3, Omio can help you search current train timetables from First TransPennine Express 3, compare the best routes between Manchester and Ayr as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable First TransPennine Express 3 Manchester to Ayr train ticket available today. If you search for First TransPennine Express 3 tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Manchester to Ayr on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 167 miles (269 km) route from Manchester to Ayr with ease and comfort on a train with First TransPennine Express 3.
First TransPennine Express 3 from Manchester to Ayr train information:
Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.
Train information from Manchester to Ayr with Northern Rail (3):
Book your ScotRail Manchester to Ayr train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check ScotRail up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Manchester to Ayr routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable ScotRail train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Manchester to Ayr is 167 miles (269 km), and the best price for a one-way Manchester - Ayr ScotRail train ticket starts at £63 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your ScotRail ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with ScotRail!
When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When arriving in Ayr, you can end your trip in train stations like Ayr and Newton-on-Ayr.
Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Ayr most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Ayr most often arrive at Ayr and need to travel around 0.4 miles (742 m) from this train station to the city centre.
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