How to get to Ayr from Glasgow

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Travel Information from Glasgow to Ayr

distanceDistance31 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£8 - £11
fastestFastest modeCoach • £11 • 1 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus or ScotRail

Take a train or coach to travel 31 miles from Glasgow to Ayr. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Bus or ScotRail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Glasgow to Ayr.

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

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

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Find the best trip between Glasgow and Ayr with Omio's travel partners ScotRail! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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: Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Ayr.

    There are 2 travel options from Glasgow to Ayr. You can take a train or coach.

    The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Ayr is by taking a train with average ticket prices of £8 compared to other travel options to Ayr:

    Taking a train costs £3 less than taking a coach, which average ticket prices of £11.

    The fastest way to get to Ayr from Glasgow is by coach with an average travel time of 1 h 27 min.

    Other travel options to Ayr take longer:

    The Glasgow to Ayr distance is approximately 31 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Ayr is:

    • 25 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Glasgow to 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 for travellers from Glasgow to Ayr:

    • Coaches from Glasgow to Ayr most often leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Ayr, Sandgate.
    • Trains mostly depart from Glasgow Central and arrive in Ayr.

    The following travel companies offer services from Glasgow to Ayr:

    • ScotRail can get you to Ayr by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with ScotRail from Glasgow to Ayr for £8 on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Glasgow to Ayr with the following travel companies:

    • Direct trains with ScotRail with 21 direct trains per day.

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

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow to Ayr often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Cairnryan, Edinburgh, Stranraer or Paisley. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Glasgow and Ayr itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Ayr and any of these top destinations today!

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