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

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Line 11 bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Saltcoats, Robertson Crescent to Kilmarnock, Dunlop Street 11

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Saltcoats to Kilwinning
  2. Take the train from Kilwinning to Troon
  3. Take the train from Troon to Kilmarnock

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock 14.1 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock 14.1 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock is to taxi which costs £23 - £28 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saltcoats, Robertson Crescent and arriving at Kilmarnock, Dunlop Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock. However, there are services departing from Saltcoats and arriving at Kilmarnock via Kilwinning and Troon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Saltcoats and Kilmarnock is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock without a car is to line 11 bus which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £3 - £5.

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The line 11 bus from Saltcoats, Robertson Crescent to Kilmarnock, Dunlop Street takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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Saltcoats to Kilmarnock train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Saltcoats station.

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The best way to get from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock is to line 11 bus which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock.
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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock via Kilwinning and Troon in around 1 h 43 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 Troon
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $3
Train from Troon to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $3
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Saltcoats, Robertson Crescent to Kilmarnock, Dunlop Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Saltcoats to Kilmarnock bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Kilmarnock, Dunlop Street station.

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Saltcoats to Kilmarnock train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Kilmarnock station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saltcoats to Kilmarnock is 14 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Saltcoats to Kilmarnock.

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