There are 4 ways to get from Irvine to West Kilbride by train, bus, 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

Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine to Kilwinning
  2. Take the train from Kilwinning to West Kilbride

$5 - $6

3 alternative options

Line 11 bus, line 585 bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Irvine, Bridgegate to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) 11 / ...
  2. Take the line 585 bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) to West Kilbride, Manse Road 585A / ...

$9

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Irvine to West Kilbride 11.3 miles

$25 - $30

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to West Kilbride 11.3 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to West Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Irvine, Bridgegate and arriving at West Kilbride, Manse Road via Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Irvine to West Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Irvine and arriving at West Kilbride via Kilwinning. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

More details

The distance between Irvine and West Kilbride is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.3 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Irvine to West Kilbride without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 56 min to get from Irvine to West Kilbride, including transfers.

More details

Irvine to West Kilbride bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Irvine, Bridgegate station.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Irvine to West Kilbride is to train which takes 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 11 bus and line 585 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 11 min.

Mode details

Irvine to West Kilbride bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at West Kilbride, Manse Road station.

More details

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

More details

Map of how to get from Irvine to West Kilbride.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Irvine, Scotland and West Kilbride, Scotland?

You can take a train from Irvine to West Kilbride via Kilwinning in around 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Irvine to West Kilbride via Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) in around 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Irvine to Kilwinning
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Train from Kilwinning to West Kilbride
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
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, Bridgegate to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) to West Kilbride, Manse Road
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Irvine to West Kilbride
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to West Kilbride is 11 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Irvine to West Kilbride.

Get driving directions

Book your Irvine to West Kilbride train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

There are 214+ hotels available in West Kilbride. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

More details