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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 50 min

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

$53 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) to Buchanan Bus Station G10

$37 - $49

3 alternative options

Train via Perth  •  4 h 25 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

$48 - $67

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) to Halbeath, Park & Ride M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Kingdom Services to Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) 263

$48 - $57

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Aviemore to Ayr 175.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Aviemore to Ayr is to bus which costs £28 - £40 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aviemore to Ayr is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 7 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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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Aviemore to Ayr, including transfers.

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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 and Fenwick, Stewarton Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aviemore to Ayr. However, there are services departing from Aviemore and arriving at Ayr via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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

You can take a train from Aviemore to Ayr via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Aviemore to Ayr every 4 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 40 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
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Aviemore to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aviemore to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Kingdom Services to Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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