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

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Train, bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Kilwinning
  2. Take the bus from Kilwinning, McGavin Way (Alexandra Terrace) to Beith, Strand X36 / ...

$11 - $12

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Line 4 bus, line 337 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) 4 / ...
  2. Take the line 337 bus from Kilmarnock, London Road (Palace Theatre) to Beith, Strand 337

$11 - $12

Line 585 bus, line 25 bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 585 bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Irvine, Bridgegate (Seagate) 585
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Irvine, Bridgegate (Seagate) to Beith, Strand 25 / ...

$15

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ayr to Beith 25.1 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Ayr to Beith 25.1 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ayr station to Beith. However, there are services departing from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) and arriving at Beith, Strand via Kilmarnock, London Road (Palace Theatre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Ayr and Beith is 20 miles. The road distance is 25.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Beith without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Ayr to Beith, including transfers.

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Ayr to Beith bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street).

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Ayr to Beith bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Beith, Strand station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayr to Beith is 25 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Ayr to Beith.

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There are 277+ hotels available in Beith. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Ayr, Scotland and Beith, North Ayrshire, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Ayr to Beith via Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) and Kilmarnock, London Road (Palace Theatre) in around 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Kilwinning
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilwinning, McGavin Way (Alexandra Terrace) to Beith, Strand
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Irvine, Bridgegate (Seagate)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Irvine, Bridgegate (Seagate) to Beith, Strand
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Ayr to Beith
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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