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There are 4 ways to get from Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal 358 / ...

$9 - $13

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Train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer

$21 - $27

Taxi  •  59m

  1. Take a taxi from Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal 47.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal 47.2 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 1h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ayr, Bus Station station and arriving at Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 58m.

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The distance between Ayr and Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal is 38 miles. The road distance is 47.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal without a car is to bus which takes 1h 58m and costs £7 - £10.

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The bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal takes 1h 58m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal is to bus which takes 1h 58m and costs £7 - £10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 2h 30m.

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Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal is 47 miles. It takes approximately 59m to drive from Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal.

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  • Distance: 37.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 58m

What companies run services between Ayr, Scotland and Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal, Scotland?

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1h 58m. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $22 and the journey takes 1h 25m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Ayr to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
59m
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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