Directions from Cairnryan to Ayr

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. 923

$13 - $19

Cheapest option

Line 360 bus, bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. 358 / ...
  2. 58 / ...

$10 - $13

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 46 min

$21 - $27

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. 45.6 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  59 min

  1. 45.6 miles

$9 - $15

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Cairnryan to Ayr every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Cairnryan to Ayr every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Post Office to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cairnryan to Ayr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
McLeans Taxis
Phone
+44 70 9330 2478

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cairnryan and Ayr is 60 km. The road distance is 73 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to Ayr is to line 360 bus and bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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

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 Cairnryan, Stena Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Cairnryan to Ayr, including transfers.