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Trains to Barrhill

Located on the Glasgow South Western line, Barrhill train station serves the village of Barrhill in South Ayrshire with regular Abellio ScotRail service. Originally opened in 1877, the station went through brief closures throughout its history until reopening permanently in 1886. Today, the station is largely unstaffed, although waiting rooms and seating are available for passenger use. Fans of Dorothy L Sayers novels may recognize Barrhill station from her 1931 novel ‘Five Red Herrings’.

On weekdays, nine trains to Barrhill operate each direction daily — approximately one every two hours. On Sundays, five trains operate each way. Northbound services run directly to Kilmarnock from platform 1 — passengers for Glasgow via Paisley should use an alternative route. Two services continue to Glasgow via Kilmarnock and Dunlop during the weekday — on Sundays, all trains terminate at Ayr, where connections to Glasgow are available. Southbound trains continuing to Stranraer depart from platform 2.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Barrhill station.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Barrhill. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Barrhill station, helping you to plan your next journey.




  • Carpark opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    EverydayOpen 24 hours
  • Carpark name : Station Car Park
  • Car parking spaces : 2

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 6
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV : False


  • Step-free access : Part of station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Level to platform 1 with connecting barrow crossing to platform 2. No unassisted wheelchair access

  • Ramps for train access : False
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines : False
  • Accessible Booking Office counter : False
Trains to Barrhill


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