How to get from Manchester to Ayr

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Travel Information between Manchester and Ayr

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £77 • 5 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFirst Transpennine Express

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

Travel Tips: 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.

Travel Manchester to Ayr by train.

The fastest way to travel from Manchester to Ayr is by train with an average journey time of 5 h.

You should expect to travel around 167 miles (269 km) from Manchester to Ayr.

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Ayr is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in 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:

  • First Transpennine Express can take you to Ayr by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for First Transpennine Express from Manchester to Ayr for £77.
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Before travelling from Manchester to Ayr, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a train ticket is £77 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Ayr tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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