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from Manchester to Ayr

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Travel Information to Ayr from Manchester

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £78 • 5 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFirst Transpennine Express

Travel 167 miles (269 km) by train to Ayr from Manchester. First Transpennine Express is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Ayr.

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Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Ayr.
What are my travel options from Manchester to Ayr?

Getting from Manchester to Ayr includes taking a train.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Ayr?

A train is the fastest way to get from Manchester to Ayr with an average travel time for this journey around 5 h.

How many miles from Manchester to Ayr would I travel?

The Manchester to Ayr distance is approximately 167 miles (269 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Manchester to Ayr?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Ayr is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Ayr from Manchester as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Ayr?

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

  • Trains mostly depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Ayr.
Who can get me from Manchester to Ayr?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Ayr, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with First Transpennine Express to go to Ayr by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find First Transpennine Express Manchester to Ayr tickets on Omio for £78.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Manchester to Ayr?
Many of our customers travelling from Manchester to Ayr don't make Ayr their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Glasgow, Edinburgh or London, either of which you could add to your Manchester 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 purchase tickets to Ayr from Manchester online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Manchester 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 £78 one way on average.

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

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