Travel from Cairnryan to Ayr

Bus or train from Cairnryan to Ayr?

Stagecoach West operates a bus from Cairnryan to Ayr hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 hour 22 minutes. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Cairnryan to Ayr every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 1 hour 25 minutes.

How to get from Cairnryan to Ayr

ModeDurationPrice
From Cairnryan, Post Office line 360 bus to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) then bus to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street).2 h 29 min£8
From Cairnryan, Post Office bus to Stranraer, Port Rodie, walk to Stranraer, then train to Ayr.2 h 46 min£17
From Cairnryan taxi to Ayr.59 min£124
From Cairnryan drive to Ayr.59 min£8

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

It takes approximately 2 hours 29 minutes to get from Cairnryan to Ayr, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Cairnryan and Ayr?

No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to Ayr. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Post Office and arriving at Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) via Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 hours 29 minutes.

Operators from Cairnryan to Ayr

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Stagecoach WestStagecoach West
ScotRail+44 344 811 0141ScotRail
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