Duration 6h 39m
Distance 286.3 miles
Average price £230
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Ayr and Birmingham takes 6h 39m and the fastest train takes 4h 59m. The train service runs several times per day from Ayr to Birmingham. 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. Ayr
  2. Glasgow Central
  3. Birmingham
5h 59m
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£99 - £406

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No, there is no direct train from Ayr to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Ayr and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 59m.

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The distance between Ayr and Birmingham is 235 miles. The road distance is 286.3 miles.

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Ayr to Birmingham train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Ayr station.

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Ayr to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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