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Duration 3h 30m
Distance 82 miles
Average price £20
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Kilmarnock and Perth takes 3h 30m and the fastest bus takes 2h 32m. The bus service runs several times per day from Kilmarnock to Perth. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Kilmarnock, Bus Station
  2. Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Perth
3h 25m
£16 - £23

Kilmarnock to Perth bus times

Buses run every four hours between Kilmarnock and Perth. The earliest departure is at 12:40 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Kilmarnock is at 22:15 which arrives into Perth at 07:50. All services require a transfer at Buchanan Bus Station and take an average of 3h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilmarnock station to Perth station. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock, Bus Station and arriving at Perth, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 25m.

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The distance between Kilmarnock and Perth is 68 miles. The road distance is 82 miles.

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Kilmarnock to Perth bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Kilmarnock, Bus Station.

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Kilmarnock to Perth bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Perth, Bus Station.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Perth. Prices start at £75 per night.

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