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Duration 9h 15m
Distance 439.5 miles
Average price £380
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Ayr takes 9h 15m and the fastest train takes 7h 54m. The train service runs several times per day from Exeter 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 Preston

  1. Exeter St Davids
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Preston
  4. Glasgow Central
  5. Ayr
8h 49m
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£177 - £627

Exeter to Ayr train times

Trains run every two hours between Exeter and Ayr. The earliest departure is at 10:27 in the morning, and the last departure from Exeter is at 19:27 which arrives into Ayr at 11:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 15m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Ayr. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Ayr via Birmingham New Street, Preston and Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 49m.

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The distance between Exeter and Ayr is 333 miles. The road distance is 439.5 miles.

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Exeter to Ayr train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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

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