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

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 16 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Glasgow to Ayr 36.4 miles

$7

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) X76 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Whitletts, Walker Road X16

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  41 min

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

$70 - $85

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse 35.7 miles

$7 - $12

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse via Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) and Whitletts, Walker Road in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Whitletts, Walker Road
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Glasgow to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$70 - $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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse?

The distance between Glasgow and Ayr Racecourse is 50 km. The road distance is 57 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse?

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

Is there a direct train between Glasgow and Ayr Racecourse?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Ayr. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

Is there a direct bus between Glasgow and Ayr Racecourse?

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse. However, there are services departing from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) and arriving at Whitletts, Walker Road via Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow to Ayr Racecourse?

The train from Glasgow Central to Ayr takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.