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There are 4 ways to get from Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street

Bus, line 38 bus

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Glasgow, Bath Street
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Glasgow, West George Street to Paisley, Abbey Close

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA)

Drive

  1. Drive from Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA)

Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train

The train journey time between Ayr and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is around 48 min and covers a distance of around 34 miles. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train service departs from Ayr and arrives in Paisley Gilmour Street. Typically 241 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

241 Weekly Trains
48 min Average Duration
£7 Cheapest Price
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Ayr → Glasgow Airport (GLA)
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The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ayr station to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Ayr, Bus Station and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building via Glasgow, West George Street and Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ayr and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Ayr and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 29 miles. The road distance is 37 miles.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs £7 - £22.

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The train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street takes 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Ayr, Bus Station.

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Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Ayr station.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to train which takes 48 min and costs £7 - £22. Alternatively, you can bus and line 38 bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 2h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA).
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  • Distance: 29 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Ayr, Scotland and Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £22 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Glasgow, Bath Street, Glasgow, West George Street, Paisley, Abbey Close, and Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road in around 2h 25m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Glasgow, Bath Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Dicksons Taxis
Phone
+44 1292 401 010
Ayr to 2 B Ayr Taxis
Phone
+44 1292 400 007
Ayr Taxis
Phone
+44 1292 870 840
Website
ayrtaxis.uk
Ayr Citadel Taxis
Phone
+44 1292 402 204
Website
ayrcitadeltaxis.co.uk
A to B Taxis Ayr
Phone
+44 1292 404 707
Website
atobtaxisayr.co.uk

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Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Paisley, Abbey Close station.

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Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 37 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Ayr to Glasgow Airport (GLA).

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