There are 5 ways to get from Aviemore to Ayr by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Aviemore to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$56 - $70

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) to Buchanan Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 923

$35 - $50

3 alternative options

Train via Perth  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Aviemore to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$52 - $70

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) to Halbeath, Park & Ride M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Buchanan Bus Station X27 / ...

$56 - $64

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Aviemore to Ayr 175.6 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Aviemore station to Ayr station. However, there are services departing from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) and arriving at Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Aviemore and Ayr is 124 miles. The road distance is 175.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Aviemore to Ayr without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Aviemore to Ayr, including transfers.

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Aviemore to Ayr bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Aviemore, Station (Railway Station).

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The best way to get from Aviemore to Ayr is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Aviemore to Ayr bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street).

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Yes, the driving distance between Aviemore to Ayr is 176 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Aviemore to Ayr.

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There are 237+ hotels available in Ayr. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aviemore to Ayr.
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  • Distance: 124 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

What companies run services between Aviemore, Highland, Scotland and Ayr, Scotland?

You can take a train from Aviemore to Ayr via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street), Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 3 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aviemore to Ayr via Buchanan Bus Station in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aviemore to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Aviemore to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $21
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aviemore to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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