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There are 6 ways to get from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport Air / ...

$20 - $28

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Train, bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport Air / ...

$25 - $34

Train  •  3 h 19 min

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

$22 - $44

Bus, line 747 bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Town Hall to Halbeath, Kingdom Services 263
  2. Take the line 747 bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Edinburgh Airport, Airport 747

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

$250 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ayr station to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). However, there are services departing from Ayr, Bus Station and arriving at Edinburgh Airport, Airport via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Ayr and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 60 miles. The road distance is 72.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £15 - £22.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), including transfers.

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Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to bus which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £15 - £22. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £16 - £35 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

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Map of how to get from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).
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  • Distance: 60 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

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 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) via Glasgow Central and Haymarket in around 3 h 19 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
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Glasgow Central to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Town Hall to Halbeath, Kingdom Services
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport
Estimated price
$250 - $350

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