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There are 3 ways to get from Ayr to Mull of Kintyre by bus, ferry or car

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Line 14 bus, ferry  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Ayr, Douglas Street to Irvine, Bank Street 14
  2. Take the ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Campbeltown Ferry Terminal Cm5a

$71 - $95

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Campbeltown, Bus Terminus 926

$90 - $113

Drive  •  4h 18m

  1. Drive from Ayr to Mull of Kintyre 186.8 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Mull of Kintyre is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Ayr to Mull of Kintyre is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 4h 18m.

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The distance between Ayr and Mull of Kintyre is 47 miles. The road distance is 186.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Mull of Kintyre without a car is to line 14 bus and ferry which takes 6h 21m and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Ayr to Mull of Kintyre, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayr to Mull of Kintyre is 187 miles. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Ayr to Mull of Kintyre.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Mull of Kintyre. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ayr to Mull of Kintyre.
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  • Distance: 47.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 21m

What companies run services between Ayr, Scotland and Mull of Kintyre, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Ayr to Mull of Kintyre via Buchanan Bus Station and Campbeltown, Bus Terminus in around 6h 39m.

Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Douglas Street to Irvine, Bank Street
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Campbeltown, Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators

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