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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$13 - $16

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Glasgow to Ayr 36.4 miles

$7

3 alternative options

Line 4 bus, bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Kilmarnock, Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Whitletts, Wills Road X16

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse 35.7 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse 35.7 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse is to rideshare which costs £5 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse. However, there are services departing from Glasgow, St Vincent Street and arriving at Whitletts, Wills Road via Kilmarnock, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Ayr. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Ayr Racecourse is 31 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £10 - £13.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Ayr takes 59 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Glasgow, St Vincent Street station.

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Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £10 - £13. Alternatively, you can line 4 bus and bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse.
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  • Distance: 31 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Ayr Racecourse, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $16 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse via Kilmarnock, Bus Station and Whitletts, Wills Road in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Whitletts, Wills Road
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Glasgow to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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

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Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Whitletts, Wills Road station.

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Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Ayr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse is 36 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse.

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There are 236+ hotels available in Ayr Racecourse. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Glasgow and Ayr Racecourse. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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