There are 4 ways to get from Saltcoats to Irvine by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Saltcoats to Kilwinning
  2. Take the train from Kilwinning to Irvine

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Line 11 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Saltcoats, Robertson Crescent to Irvine, Quarry Road 11 / ...

$4

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saltcoats to Irvine 6.9 miles

$17 - $21

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Saltcoats to Irvine 6.9 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Saltcoats to Irvine is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saltcoats to Irvine is to taxi which costs £13 - £16 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saltcoats, Robertson Crescent and arriving at Irvine, Quarry Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saltcoats to Irvine. However, there are services departing from Saltcoats and arriving at Irvine via Kilwinning. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Saltcoats and Irvine is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Saltcoats to Irvine without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs £2 - £5.

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It takes approximately 20 min to get from Saltcoats to Irvine, including transfers.

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Saltcoats to Irvine bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Saltcoats, Robertson Crescent station.

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Map of how to get from Saltcoats to Irvine.
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  • Distance: 5.1 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

You can take a train from Saltcoats to Irvine via Kilwinning in around 20 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Saltcoats to Irvine every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Saltcoats to Kilwinning
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Train from Kilwinning to Irvine
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Saltcoats, Robertson Crescent to Irvine, Quarry Road
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Saltcoats to Irvine
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21

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