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from Edinburgh to Ayr

You can get from Edinburgh to Ayr by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Ayr on 19 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30Edinburgh Waverley2h18 10:48Ayr
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15:15Edinburgh Waverley2h25 17:40Ayr
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08:00Edinburgh Waverley2h18 10:18Ayr
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09:00Edinburgh Waverley2h19 11:19Ayr
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08:27Edinburgh Waverley2h52 11:19Ayr
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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Ayr

distanceDistance65 miles (105 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 3 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesScotrail

Travel 65 miles (105 km) by train from Edinburgh to Ayr. Scotrail is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Ayr.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Ayr.

How do I go from Edinburgh to Ayr?

Getting from Edinburgh to Ayr includes taking a train.

What is the fastest way to Ayr from Edinburgh?

The fastest way to travel to Ayr from Edinburgh is by train, which requires on average 3 h 8 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Edinburgh and Ayr

The distance from Edinburgh to Ayr is approximately 65 miles (105 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Ayr?

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

  • Most travellers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Ayr.

Which travel companies can get me from Edinburgh to Ayr?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Edinburgh and Ayr:

  • You can take a train from Edinburgh to Ayr with Scotrail. Cheap tickets can be found for £11 with Scotrail from Edinburgh to Ayr.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Edinburgh to Ayr?

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

How early should I buy tickets between Edinburgh and Ayr online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Ayr, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets are costing on average £11 one way.

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

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