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There are 6 ways to get from Irvine to Barrhead by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  32m

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

$5 - $7

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Train  •  1h 16m

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

$12 - $15

Line 11 bus, train  •  1h 17m

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

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  22m

  1. Take a taxi from Irvine to Barrhead 18.1 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  22m

  1. Drive from Irvine to Barrhead 18.1 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  22m

  1. Take an Uber from Irvine to Barrhead 18.1 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Barrhead is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Barrhead is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Irvine, Galt Avenue and arriving at Barrhead, Glen Street. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 32m.

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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 1h 16m.

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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 32m and costs £3 - £5.

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The bus from Irvine, Galt Avenue to Barrhead, Glen Street takes 32m including transfers and departs three 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 32m and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £9 - £12 and takes 1h 16m.

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

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

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Irvine to Barrhead 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 32m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Irvine to Barrhead via Glasgow Central in around 1h 16m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Irvine to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
41m
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
20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $3
Train from Kilmarnock to Barrhead
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Irvine, Galt Avenue to Barrhead, Glen Street
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Irvine, Sillars Meadow to Kilmarnock, Dunlop Street
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Irvine to Barrhead
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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uber.com
Assist
$27 - $40
UberX
$27 - $40
UberXL
$40 - $60
Exec
$50 - $70
Taxi from Irvine to Barrhead
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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

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

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

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