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

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Irvine

$4 - $6

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 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ayr to Irvine 13 miles

$27 - $35

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Ayr to Irvine 13 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Irvine is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 16 min.

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

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The distance between Ayr and Irvine is 11 miles. The road distance is 13 miles.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Ayr to Irvine is to train which takes 17 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can line 585 bus, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 31 min.

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Ayr to Irvine bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Ardrossan Town station.

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Map of how to get from Ayr to Irvine.
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  • Distance: 10.9 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Ayr to Irvine every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Ayr to Irvine every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 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
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
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 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ayr to Irvine
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35

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