Duration 6h 43m
Distance 278.4 miles
Average price £280
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Derby and Ayr takes 6h 43m and the fastest train takes 5h 35m. The train service runs several times per day from Derby to Ayr. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Crewe

  1. Derby
  2. Crewe
  3. Glasgow Central
  4. Ayr
6h 36m
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£118 - £362

Derby to Ayr train times

Trains run every four hours between Derby and Ayr. The earliest departure is at 12:42 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Derby is at 20:42 which arrives into Ayr at 10:18. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 43m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Derby to Ayr. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Ayr via Crewe and Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Derby and Ayr is 218 miles. The road distance is 278.4 miles.

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Derby to Ayr train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Derby station.

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Derby to Ayr train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Ayr station.

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