There are 6 ways to get from Falkirk to Ayr by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 34 min

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

$23 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Buchanan Bus Station X37
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 923

$13 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Buchanan Bus Station X26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 923

$21 - $26

Bus, line 4 bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Buchanan Bus Station X37
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) X76 / ...
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Cathcart Street 4 / ...

$21 - $22

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Falkirk to Ayr 59.7 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Falkirk to Ayr 59.7 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Falkirk to Ayr is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Falkirk to Ayr is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Falkirk to Ayr station. However, there are services departing from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) and arriving at Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Falkirk and Ayr is 50 miles. The road distance is 59.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Falkirk to Ayr without a car is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £17 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Falkirk to Ayr, including transfers.

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Falkirk to Ayr bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital station.

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The best way to get from Falkirk to Ayr is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £17 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Falkirk to Ayr.
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  • Distance: 50.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Falkirk to Ayr via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, Cathedral Street (Queen St Station), Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Falkirk to Ayr via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Falkirk High to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Cathcart Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Falkirk to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130

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