There are 6 ways to get from Ayr to Braehead by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central Station (Waterloo street) to Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station X23

$16 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station X7 / ...

$13 - $18

4 alternative options

Train, line 26 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Paisley, Gauze Street (Piazza Shopping Centre) to Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station 26 / ...

$14 - $18

Line 4 bus, bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Ayr, Citadel Place to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Glasgow, Bath Street X76 / ...

$18 - $20

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ayr to Braehead 37.3 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Ayr to Braehead 37.3 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Braehead is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ayr to Braehead is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ayr station to Braehead station. However, there are services departing from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) and arriving at Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Ayr and Braehead is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Braehead without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £12 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Ayr to Braehead, including transfers.

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

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Ayr to Braehead bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayr to Braehead is 37 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Ayr to Braehead.

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There are 900+ hotels available in Braehead. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 30.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Ayr, Scotland and Braehead, North Lanarkshire, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Ayr to Braehead via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station (Waterloo street) to Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Paisley, Gauze Street (Piazza Shopping Centre) to Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Citadel Place to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Glasgow, Bath Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ayr to Braehead
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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