There are 4 ways to get from Ayr to Irvine by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Irvine

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 585 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 585 bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Irvine, Golffields Road 585

$3 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ayr to Irvine 13 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Ayr to Irvine 13 miles

$2 - $4

What companies run services between Ayr, Scotland and Irvine, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Ayr to Irvine every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Ayr to Irvine every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Irvine
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Irvine, Golffields Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ayr to Irvine
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ayr to Irvine?

The distance between Ayr and Irvine is 17 km. The road distance is 21 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ayr to Irvine?

The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Irvine is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ayr to Irvine?

The quickest way to get from Ayr to Irvine is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs £21 - £26.

Is there a direct train between Ayr and Irvine?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ayr and arriving at Irvine. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ayr and Irvine?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) and arriving at Irvine, Golffields Road. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

How long does it take to get from Ayr to Irvine?

The train from Ayr to Irvine takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.