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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 8m

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

$23 - $29

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Bus  •  3h 15m

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

$13 - $19

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Bus, line 4 bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Buchanan Bus Station X37
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station 4 / ...
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 4 / ...

$14 - $20

Taxi  •  1h 8m

  1. Take a taxi from Falkirk to Ayr 59.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Falkirk to Ayr 59.7 miles

$12 - $19

Uber  •  1h 8m

  1. Take an Uber from Falkirk to Ayr 59.7 miles

$85 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Falkirk to Ayr is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 8m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Falkirk to Ayr station. However, there are services departing from Falkirk, Weir Street and arriving at Ayr, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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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 2h 8m and costs £17 - £23.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Falkirk to Ayr, including transfers.

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Falkirk to Ayr bus services, operated by First, depart from Falkirk, Weir Street station.

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The best way to get from Falkirk to Ayr is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs £17 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 3h 15m.

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Falkirk to Ayr bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Falkirk to Ayr is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Falkirk to Ayr.

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  • Distance: 50.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

You can take a train from Falkirk to Ayr via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 2h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Falkirk to Ayr via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 15m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Falkirk Grahamston to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Falkirk to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $120
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Assist
$85 - $120
UberX
$85 - $120
UberXL
$130 - $180
Exec
$150 - $220
Taxi from Falkirk to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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