There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Ayr by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr

$10 - $14

4 alternative options

Line 500 bus, bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane 500
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Fenwick, Stewarton Road X77
  3. Take the bus from Fenwick, Stewarton Road to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) X77

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Ayr 37.4 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Ayr 37.4 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  46 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Ayr 37.4 miles

$150 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Ayr is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Ayr is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Ayr is 29 miles. The road distance is 37.4 miles.

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The train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Ayr station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) via Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) and Fenwick, Stewarton Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Ayr. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Ayr train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Ayr.
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  • Distance: 29 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Ayr, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Ayr every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Ayr via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120), and Fenwick, Stewarton Road in around 1 h 26 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Fenwick, Stewarton Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fenwick, Stewarton Road to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Ayr
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Ayr
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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