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

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Train, bus  •  2 h 9 min

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

$23 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) X77
  2. Take the bus from Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) to Buchanan Bus Station X77
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport Air / ...

$18 - $24

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 24 min

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

$30 - $40

Bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) 923

$22 - $31

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

$240 - $340

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), including transfers.

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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 (Fullarton Street) and arriving at Edinburgh Airport, Airport via Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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There are 2440+ hotels available in Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, depart from Ayr station.

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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 9 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 Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street, Haymarket, and Haymarket (Edinburgh Trams) in around 2 h 24 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
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ayr to Edinburgh Airport
Estimated price
$240 - $340

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