There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Girvan by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 7 min

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

$35 - $46

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Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 923
  3. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Girvan, Ailsa Street East 58 / ...

$27 - $36

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Bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 923
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Girvan, Ailsa Street East 58 / ...

$29 - $35

Train, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr, Smith Street to Girvan, Ailsa Street East 58 / ...

$38 - $84

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Girvan 98.6 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Girvan is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Girvan is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Girvan. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) and arriving at Girvan, Ailsa Street East via Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Girvan is 82 miles. The road distance is 98.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Girvan without a car is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs £26 - £35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Edinburgh to Girvan, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Girvan bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10).

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Girvan is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs £26 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £27 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Girvan is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Edinburgh to Girvan.

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There are 81+ hotels available in Girvan. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Girvan.
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  • Distance: 81.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Girvan via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, Cathedral Street (Queen St Station), Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, and Ayr in around 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Girvan via Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) in around 3 h 24 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Girvan, Ailsa Street East
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Smith Street to Girvan, Ailsa Street East
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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