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Duration 2h 36m
Distance 58.9 miles
Average price £15
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Kilmarnock and Ratho takes 2h 36m and the fastest bus takes 2h 22m. The bus service runs several times per day from Kilmarnock to Ratho. 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. Ratho
1h 39m
£13 - £18

Kilmarnock to Ratho bus times

Buses run three times a day between Kilmarnock and Ratho. The earliest departure is at 11:40 in the morning, and the last departure from Kilmarnock is at 13:40 which arrives into Ratho at 16:12. All services require a transfer at Glasgow, Bath Street and take an average of 2h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilmarnock station to Ratho station. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock, Bus Station and arriving at Ratho Station, Station Road via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Kilmarnock and Ratho is 49 miles. The road distance is 58.9 miles.

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

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Kilmarnock to Ratho bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ratho Station, Station Road.

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