There are 3 ways to get from Paisley to Ayr by train, 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  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr

$11 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paisley to Ayr 31.9 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Paisley to Ayr 31.9 miles

$6 - $10

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

ScotRail operates a train from Paisley to Ayr every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Other operators
Taxi from Paisley to Ayr
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Paisley and Ayr is 43 km. The road distance is 51 km.

The cheapest way to get from Paisley to Ayr is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Paisley to Ayr is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs £45 - £55.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Ayr. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

The train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.