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There are 3 ways to get from Cairnryan to Ayr by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Ayr, Bus Station 358 / ...

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Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cairnryan to Ayr 45.6 miles

$130 - $170

1 alternative option

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to Ayr 45.6 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Ayr is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to Ayr is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cairnryan, Post Office and arriving at Ayr, Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and Ayr is 37 miles. The road distance is 45.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to Ayr without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs .

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The bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Ayr, Bus Station takes 2 h 7 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Cairnryan to Ayr bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Cairnryan, Post Office station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairnryan to Ayr is 46 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Cairnryan to Ayr.

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There are 232+ hotels available in Ayr. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 37.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Cairnryan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland and Ayr, Scotland?

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Cairnryan to Ayr once daily, and the journey takes 2 h 7 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Cairnryan to Ayr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
McLeans Taxis
Phone
+44 70 9330 2478

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