There are 5 ways to get from Irvine to Barrhead by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Irvine, Galt Avenue to Barrhead, Glen Street (Library) X44

$7

4 alternative options

Line 11 bus, train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Irvine, Mill Road to Kilmarnock, Dunlop Street 11
  2. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Barrhead

$10 - $13

Train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Barrhead

$12 - $15

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Irvine to Barrhead 18.1 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Barrhead 18.1 miles

$3 - $6

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Irvine, Galt Avenue and arriving at Barrhead, Glen Street (Library). Services depart five times a day, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Irvine to Barrhead. However, there are services departing from Irvine and arriving at Barrhead via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Irvine and Barrhead is 16 miles. The road distance is 18.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Barrhead without a car is to bus which takes 32 min and costs .

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The bus from Irvine, Galt Avenue to Barrhead, Glen Street (Library) takes 32 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Irvine to Barrhead bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Irvine, Galt Avenue station.

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Irvine to Barrhead train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Irvine station.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Barrhead is to bus which takes 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 16 min.

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Irvine to Barrhead bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Barrhead, Glen Street (Library) station.

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Irvine to Barrhead train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Barrhead station.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Barrhead.
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  • Distance: 16.2 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Irvine, Scotland and Barrhead, Scotland?

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Irvine to Barrhead 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Irvine to Barrhead via Glasgow Central in around 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilmarnock to Barrhead
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Train from Irvine to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Glasgow Central to Barrhead
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $3
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Irvine, Galt Avenue to Barrhead, Glen Street (Library)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Irvine, Mill Road to Kilmarnock, Dunlop Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Irvine to Barrhead
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Barrhead is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Irvine to Barrhead.

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