There are 4 ways to get from Castle Douglas to Ayr by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 52 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Castle Douglas, Royal Bank (Church Street) to Dalmellington, Croft Street 520
  2. Take the line 52 bus from Dalmellington, Croft Street to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 52 / ...

$16 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Castle Douglas, Scotland to Ayr National Express

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Castle Douglas to Ayr 50.6 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Castle Douglas to Ayr 50.6 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Castle Douglas to Ayr is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Castle Douglas to Ayr is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between Castle Douglas and Ayr is 46 miles. The road distance is 50.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Castle Douglas to Ayr, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Castle Douglas, Scotland and arriving at Ayr. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Ayr. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Castle Douglas to Ayr.
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  • Distance: 46.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between Castle Douglas, Scotland and Ayr, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Castle Douglas to Ayr via Dalmellington, Croft Street in around 2 h 20 min.

Bus operators
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Castle Douglas, Royal Bank (Church Street) to Dalmellington, Croft Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dalmellington, Croft Street to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Castle Douglas to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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