Edinburgh to Ayr train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Ayr

Showing times and prices for Dec 07

Cheapest

26

Average

27

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Ayr is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Scotrail
05:45AMEdinburgh2h32 08:17AMAyr
0 transfers
261One-way
Scotrail
09:26AMEdinburgh3h09 12:35PMAyr
0 transfers
271One-way
Scotrail
05:58AMEdinburgh2h53 08:51AMAyr
0 transfers
271One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Ayr

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7
Scotrail
05:45AMEdinburgh2h32 08:17AMAyr
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Scotrail
05:58AMEdinburgh2h53 08:51AMAyr
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Scotrail
09:26AMEdinburgh3h09 12:35PMAyr
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Ayr

Showing times and prices for Dec 07

Fastest Journey

2 h 32 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

105 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Edinburgh for Ayr every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Scotrail
05:45AMEdinburgh2h32 08:17AMAyr
0 transfers
261One-way
Scotrail
05:58AMEdinburgh2h53 08:51AMAyr
0 transfers
271One-way
Scotrail
09:26AMEdinburgh3h09 12:35PMAyr
0 transfers
271One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Ayr

distanceDistance65 miles (105 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency26 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Scotrail

Trains from Edinburgh to Ayr cover the 65 miles (105 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 9 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Scotrail. Normally, there are 26 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $29 (€26), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Ayr.

Train providers: ScotRail and CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Ayr trains

You can travel by train to Ayr from Edinburgh with ScotRail and CrossCountry for as low as $29 (€26). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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It’s easy to book your ScotRail train ticket to Ayr from Edinburgh online with Omio! Simply check the current ScotRail train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Ayr from Edinburgh as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap ScotRail train tickets online. Prices for ScotRail trains from Edinburgh to Ayr start at $29 (€26) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 65 miles (105 km). If you search for ScotRail trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the ScotRail tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train to Ayr from Edinburgh. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Edinburgh to Ayr ScotRail train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Ayr from Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Ayr for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Edinburgh to Ayr train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Edinburgh - Ayr trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance to Ayr from Edinburgh by train is 65 miles (105 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as $30 (€27) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Edinburgh to Ayr in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Edinburgh - Ayr train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Ayr train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 30 min
  • Average Price: $30
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Ayr

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Ayr easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Ayr.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Edinburgh to Ayr trains for as little as $29 (€26)  in the next 7 days.
The train price between Edinburgh and Ayr is on average $30 (€27)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The Edinburgh to Ayr train distance is approximately 65 miles (105 km).
On average the Edinburgh to Ayr train time is 3 h 9 min  covering the 65 miles (105 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train between Edinburgh and Ayr, you can choose to depart from train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. Your trip can end in train stations such as Ayr and Newton-on-Ayr.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Ayr.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (660 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Ayr most often arrive at Ayr and need to travel around 0.4 miles (742 m) from this train station to the city center.

Take the Edinburgh to Ayr train with Cross Country or Scotrail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Edinburgh and Ayr as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Ayr is 26 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Ayr leaves at 6: 00 AM. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Ayr leaves at 11: 46 PM. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Ayr train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets between Edinburgh and Ayr within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $30 (€27) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Ayr a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Ayr

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Ayr
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your trip to Ayr.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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