There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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

Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 923

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Glasgow to Ayr 36.4 miles

$7

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$13 - $16

Bus, line 4 bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) X76 / ...
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 4 / ...

$16

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr 36.9 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr 36.9 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) station. Services depart every two hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Ayr. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Glasgow and Beaches, Ayr is 32 miles. The road distance is 36.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs .

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) takes 55 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr is to bus which takes 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 15 min.

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Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street).

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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr.
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  • Distance: 31.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h.

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
1 h
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
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr
Ave. Duration
42 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

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr is 37 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Glasgow to Beaches, Ayr.

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

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