ScotRail operates a train from Gourock to Ardrossan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 34 min. ScotRail also services this route hourly. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Gourock to Ardrossan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 30 min. Stagecoach West also services this route every 30 minutes.
From Gourock train to Paisley Gilmour Street then train to Ardrossan South Beach. 1 h 23 min £12. From Gourock, John Street line 901 bus to Largs, School Street (Gallowgate Lane) then line 585 bus to Ardrossan, Caledonia Road (Harvey Street). 1 h 25 min £8. From Gourock taxi to Ardrossan. 38 min £45. From Gourock drive to Ardrossan. 38 min £5.