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There are 5 ways to get from Stirling to South Ayrshire by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus, line 58 bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station X77 / ...
  3. Take the line 58 bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Dailly, Moorston Farm 58 / ...

£14 - £36

Cheapest option

Bus, line 58 bus via Stirling, Wellgreen Road  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Wellgreen Road to Buchanan Bus Station X36
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station X77 / ...
  3. Take the line 58 bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Dailly, Moorston Farm 58 / ...

£10 - £21

3 alternative options

Bus, line 58 bus  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Islamic Centre to Buchanan Bus Station 909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station X77 / ...
  3. Take the line 58 bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Dailly, Moorston Farm 58 / ...

£14 - £26

Train, line 58 bus  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Girvan
  4. Take the line 58 bus from Girvan, Rail station to Dailly, Hadyard Terrace 58 / ...

£23 - £65

Drive  •  1h 58m

  1. Drive from Stirling to South Ayrshire 83.5 miles

£12 - £19

Stirling to South Ayrshire by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Stirling and South Ayrshire is around 3h 29m and covers a distance of around 83 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 28m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Stagecoach West Scotland and Scottish Citylink, the Stirling to South Ayrshire service departs from Stirling and arrives in Dailly, Moorston Farm. Typically 106 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 29m
Fastest journey time:
2h 28m
Services per week:
106
Cheapest price:
£14
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:26
Last service departs at:
23:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to South Ayrshire train, walk and bus schedules

Departing Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Stirling → South Ayrshire
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The cost-effective way to get from Stirling to South Ayrshire is to drive, which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to South Ayrshire is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling to South Ayrshire. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Islamic Centre and arriving at Dailly, Moorston Farm via Buchanan Bus Station and Ayr, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 28m.

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The distance between Stirling and South Ayrshire is 67 miles. The road distance is 83.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to South Ayrshire without a car is to train and bus and line 58 bus which takes 3h 30m and costs £13 - £40.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Stirling to South Ayrshire, including transfers.

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Stirling to South Ayrshire bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Stirling, Islamic Centre station.

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Stirling to South Ayrshire bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Dailly, Moorston Farm station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to South Ayrshire is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1h 58m to drive from Stirling to South Ayrshire.

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There are 57+ hotels available in South Ayrshire. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 66.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and South Ayrshire, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Stirling to South Ayrshire via Buchanan Bus Station and Ayr, Bus Station in around 3h 28m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Train from Ayr to Girvan
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £14
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £14
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Dailly, Moorston Farm
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Girvan, Rail station to Dailly, Hadyard Terrace
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Stirling, Islamic Centre to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Scottish Citylink

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