How to get from Bristol to Ayr

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Travel Information to Ayr from Bristol

distanceDistance288 miles (465 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 7 h 55 min

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 288 miles (465 km) to Ayr from Bristol. Travellers can even take a direct from Bristol to Ayr.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bristol to Ayr

Travel 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 Bristol to Ayr.

You can travel between Bristol and Ayr 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Bristol to Ayr is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Ayr:

A ferry journey is usually £29 less than a journey to Ayr by coach, which costs on average £29 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £2 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £2 from Bristol to Ayr.

A ferry is £6 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Bristol to Ayr costing on average £6.

The quickest way to travel from Bristol to Ayr is by train, which takes on average 7 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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You should expect to travel around 288 miles (465 km) from Bristol to Ayr.

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Ayr is:

  • 11 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Ayr from Bristol as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bristol to Ayr:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Ayr, Sandgate.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Ayr.
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When planning your trip to Ayr from Bristol, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £29 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £2 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £6 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bristol to Ayr online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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