There are 4 ways to get from Motherwell to Ayr by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Ayr

$16 - $21

3 alternative options

Train via Glasgow Central  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$18 - $56

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Motherwell to Ayr 43.4 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Motherwell to Ayr 43.4 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Motherwell to Ayr is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Motherwell to Ayr is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Motherwell and arriving at Ayr. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Motherwell and Ayr is 34 miles. The road distance is 43.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Motherwell to Ayr without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £12 - £16.

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The train from Motherwell to Ayr takes 1 h 17 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Motherwell to Ayr train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Motherwell station.

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

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Map of how to get from Motherwell to Ayr.
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  • Distance: 33.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

What companies run services between Motherwell, Scotland and Ayr, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Motherwell to Ayr 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Virgin West Coast Trains
Other operators
Taxi from Motherwell to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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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