There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Ardrossan by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 11 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Kilwinning
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Kilwinning, Coodham Place to Ardrossan, Park Road 11 / ...

$9 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 585 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 585 bus from Prestwick Airport to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) 585

$7

4 alternative options

Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Kilwinning
  2. Take the train from Kilwinning to Ardrossan South Beach

$8 - $10

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Ardrossan 16 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Ardrossan 16 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Ardrossan 16.1 miles

$35 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Ardrossan is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Ardrossan is to taxi which costs £25 - £31 and takes 18 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station and Ardrossan is 12 miles. The road distance is 16 miles.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Ardrossan, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Ardrossan. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Ardrossan South Beach via Kilwinning. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 min.

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The nearest airport to Ardrossan is Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) Airport which is 12.4 miles away. Other nearby airports include Glasgow (GLA) (21.2 miles), Edinburgh (EDI) (60.2 miles), Belfast City (BHD) (83.1 miles) and Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) (88.4 miles).

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Ardrossan.
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  • Distance: 12.3 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station, Scotland and Ardrossan, Scotland?

You can take a train from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Ardrossan via Kilwinning in around 42 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Ardrossan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Kilwinning
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Train from Kilwinning to Ardrossan South Beach
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $4
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilwinning, Coodham Place to Ardrossan, Park Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Ardrossan
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Jayride
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Ardrossan
Estimated price
$35 - $150

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