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Train Information to Ayr from Manchester

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£56 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Manchester to Ayr cover the 167 miles (269 km) long route taking on average 7 h 26 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £56, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £56. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Ayr.

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Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Ayr.
How much does a cheap train from Manchester to Ayr cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Ayr from Manchester for as low as £56  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Manchester to Ayr?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Ayr train to cost on average £56  one way.
What is the distance from Manchester to Ayr by train?
The train distance from Manchester to Ayr is around 167 miles (269 km).
What is the average Manchester to Ayr train duration?
On average the train from Manchester to Ayr duration is 7 h 26 min  for the 167 miles (269 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Manchester to Ayr train leave from? Which Ayr train station do I come into from Manchester?

Some of the Manchester train stations to Ayr you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. 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 Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Ayr.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Ayr and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Ayr.

How many train services are there from Manchester to Ayr a day?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Manchester to Ayr. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket between Manchester and Ayr to get the best deals?
If you purchase Manchester to Ayr train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £56. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Manchester and Ayr. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Ayr.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales