There are 4 ways to get from Ayr to Perth by train, bus 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  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth

$34 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) X77
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...

$25 - $41

2 alternative options

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) to Halbeath, Kingdom Services 263
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Perth, Canal Street (Scott Street) X56 / ...

$31 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Ayr to Perth 95.5 miles

$20 - $30

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

You can take a train from Ayr to Perth via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ayr to Perth via Halbeath, Kingdom Services and Halbeath, Park & Ride in around 3 h 43 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $25
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) to Halbeath, Kingdom Services
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Kingdom Services to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Perth, Canal Street (Scott Street)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ayr to Perth?

The distance between Ayr and Perth is 128 km. The road distance is 153 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Perth is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Ayr to Perth is to drive which takes 1 h 42 min and costs £14 - £21.

Is there a direct train between Ayr and Perth?

No, there is no direct train from Ayr to Perth. However, there are services departing from Ayr and arriving at Perth via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ayr and Perth?

No, there is no direct bus from Ayr to Perth. However, there are services departing from Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) and arriving at Perth, Canal Street (Scott Street) via Halbeath, Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Ayr to Perth, including transfers.