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Kilmarnock station lies on the Glasgow South Western Line in East Ayrshire, Scotland. The current station, which opened in 1846, is the last of three stations to have served the town - the first incarnation was one of the earliest stations in Scotland, built in 1812 before being replaced in 1943. The station is made up of four platforms, and runs regular services to Glasgow Central, Carlisle, Ayr & Girvan and Stranrear. Kilmarnock station is also popular with 'Rail and Sea' passengers, thanks to a connecting bus that runs to Cairnryan for onward ferry travel to Belfast. The town is most famous for whiskey and words. It was once home to the Johnnie Walker bottling plants, and was immortalised in the Kilmarnock Volume, a selection of verses by the legendary Scottish poet Robert Burns. Today, the town is home to bustling shopping precinct, packed with well-known high street names, pubs, restaurants and cafes.

Station details & facilities

Kilmarnock's ticket hall is accessible from the car park off Langlands Brae. Platforms 1 - 3 are accessible directly from the ticket hall, and if the ticket counter is closed you'll find a ticket machine adjacent to platforms 1 and 2. A subway, accessible from platform 2, the car park and an alternative entrance on Hill Street, connects to platform 4. Services to Glasgow Central can be found on Platform 1 or 2, with those toward Carlisle leaving from Platform 3 or 4.

Departures and arrivals from Kilmarnock

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Kilmarnock station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
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to StranraerScotRail19:554Late
to StranraerScotRail19:573On time
to StranraerScotRail20:272On time
to StranraerScotRail21:051On time
to StranraerScotRail21:082On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from StranraerScotRail19:423On time
from StranraerScotRail19:544Late
from StranraerScotRail20:202On time
from StranraerScotRail20:542On time
from StranraerScotRail20:571On time
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