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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 55 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 Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) Air / ...

$20 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 4 bus, bus  •  2 h 39 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 Buchanan Bus Station X76 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) Air / ...

$19 - $26

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) Air

$23 - $32

Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Haymarket

$32 - $83

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 72.7 miles

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take a town car from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport 72.7 miles

$260 - $360

What companies run services between Ayr, Scotland and Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland?

You can take a bus from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) via Glasgow Central, Haymarket, and Haymarket (Edinburgh Trams) in around 2 h 47 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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Glasgow Central to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Citadel Place to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport
Estimated price
$260 - $360

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ayr and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 96 km. The road distance is 116 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to drive which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £11 - £17.

No, there is no direct bus from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). However, there are services departing from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) and arriving at Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), including transfers.