There are 4 ways to get from Falkirk to Ayr by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 32 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, line 4 bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) 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 / ...

$13 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Falkirk to Ayr 59.7 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Falkirk to Ayr 59.7 miles

$12 - $19

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 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Falkirk to Ayr via Buchanan Bus Station and Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) in around 3 h 3 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
18 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 West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Cathcart Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Falkirk to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Falkirk and Ayr is 80 km. The road distance is 95 km.

The cheapest way to get from Falkirk to Ayr is to bus and line 4 bus which costs £10 - £13 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Falkirk to Ayr. However, there are services departing from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church (St Andrews Church) and arriving at Ayr, Cathcart Street via Buchanan Bus Station and Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Falkirk to Ayr, including transfers.