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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 - $7

3 alternative options

Line 585 bus  •  31 min

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

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ayr to Irvine 13 miles

$28 - $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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ayr, Bus Station station and arriving at Irvine, Golffields Road. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. 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, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 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 best way to get from Ayr to Irvine without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs £3 - £5.

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

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Ayr to Irvine bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station.

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Ayr to Irvine train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Ayr station.

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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 and takes 31 min.

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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 - $7 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Ayr to Irvine hourly, 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 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Irvine, Golffields Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ayr to Irvine
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35

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Ayr to Irvine bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Irvine, Golffields Road station.

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Ayr to Irvine train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Irvine station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayr to Irvine is 13 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Ayr to Irvine.

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