There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Girvan by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

£18 - £156

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Ailsa Street East 358 / ...

£19 - £26

Bus via Glasgow  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station X77 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Ailsa Street East 358 / ...

£19 - £30

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Girvan 98.7 miles

£17 - £25

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Girvan is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Girvan is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Girvan. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Girvan, Ailsa Street East via Ayr, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Girvan. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Girvan via Glasgow Central and Ayr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Girvan is 82 miles. The road distance is 98.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Girvan without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £18 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Edinburgh to Girvan, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Girvan bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Girvan train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Girvan is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £18 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £27 and takes 3h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Girvan.
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  • Distance: 81.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Girvan, Scotland?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Girvan via Glasgow Central and Ayr in around 3h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Girvan via Ayr, Bus Station in around 3h 54m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £80
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Ailsa Street East
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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Edinburgh to Girvan bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Girvan, Ailsa Street East station.

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Edinburgh to Girvan train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Ayr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Girvan is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Edinburgh to Girvan.

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