There are 4 ways to get from St Andrews to Ayr by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$45 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach East Scotland  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X24
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 923

$34 - $39

2 alternative options

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Madras College to Glenrothes Bus Station Arrival Bay 64
  2. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) 263

$44

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from St Andrews to Ayr 110 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from St Andrews station to Ayr station. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Bus Station and arriving at Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between St Andrews and Ayr is 94 miles. The road distance is 110 miles.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Ayr without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from St Andrews to Ayr, including transfers.

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St Andrews to Ayr bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at St Andrews, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Ayr is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 31 min.

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St Andrews to Ayr bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street).

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Yes, the driving distance between St Andrews to Ayr is 110 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from St Andrews to Ayr.

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There are 237+ hotels available in Ayr. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from St Andrews to Ayr.
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  • Distance: 93.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between St Andrews, Fife, Scotland and Ayr, Scotland?

You can take a train from St Andrews to Ayr via Dundee City Centre, Railway Station, Dundee, Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street), Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Andrews to Ayr via Buchanan Bus Station in around 4 h 31 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Moffat + Williamson
Phone
01592 774785
Email
enquiries@moffat-williamson.co.uk
Website
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Bus from St Andrews, Madras College to Glenrothes Bus Station Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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