How to get to Ayr from Carlisle

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Travel Information from Carlisle to Ayr

distanceDistance77 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£24 - £69
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £24 • 3 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £24 • 3 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesScotRail

Travel 77 miles by train or coach between Carlisle and Ayr. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are ScotRail among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Carlisle to Ayr.

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from Carlisle to Ayr

How to get to Ayr from Carlisle by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Carlisle to Ayr is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel between Carlisle and Ayr on ScotRail travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    FAQs: Carlisle to Ayr

    FAQs: 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 Carlisle to Ayr.

    There are 2 ways to get from Carlisle to Ayr: train or coach.

    The cheapest way to travel to Ayr from Carlisle is a train with an average price of £24.

    This is compared to other travel options from Carlisle to Ayr:

    Taking a train costs £45 less than taking a coach, which costs on average £69 for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Carlisle to Ayr is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 47 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Ayr that take longer:

    Taking a coach requires on average 3 h 52 min of travel time.

    You should expect to travel around 77 miles from Carlisle to Ayr.

    The average frequency per day from Carlisle to Ayr is:

    • Around 16 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Carlisle and Ayr as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Carlisle to Ayr:

    • Most travellers take a coach from Carlisle, Bus Station (Lonsdale Street) to Ayr, Sandgate.
    • Most travellers catch their train from Carlisle and arrive in Ayr.

    The following travel companies offer services from Carlisle to Ayr:

    • Travel with ScotRail or Virgin Trains to go to Ayr by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ScotRail Carlisle to Ayr tickets on Omio for £24.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Carlisle to Ayr with the following travel companies:

    • You can take a direct train with.

    Direct services to Ayr tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Many of our customers travelling from Carlisle to Ayr don't make Ayr their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Glasgow, Cairnryan, Edinburgh, Stranraer or Paisley, either of which you could add to your Carlisle and Ayr trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Ayr to any of these top destinations today!

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