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Ayr to Kilmarnock

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  1. Ayr
    Platform 3 estimated
    05:40
    Ayr
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:39
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 12 estimated
    07:07
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:54
    Kilmarnock
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    Kilmarnock
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    1 change
    Peak
  2. Ayr
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    Kilmarnock
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  3. Ayr
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    08:33
    Ayr
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    09:23
    Glasgow Central
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    09:43
    Glasgow Central
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    10:34
    Kilmarnock
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    Kilmarnock
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  4. Ayr
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    Kilmarnock
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    12:12
    Ayr
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    13:11
    Glasgow Central
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    13:43
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 7 estimated
    14:32
    Kilmarnock
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    Kilmarnock
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  7. Ayr
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  9. Ayr
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    16:54
    Ayr
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:56
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 15 estimated
    18:13
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 7 estimated
    19:02
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 2 estimated
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Ayr
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:12
    Ayr
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:12
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 15 estimated
    18:43
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 7 estimated
    19:32
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 4 estimated
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Ayr to Kilmarnock

  • Train Fares from: £4
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 10
  • Distance: 12 miles (19 km)
  • Train operators: ScotRail
  • Origin: Ayr
  • Destination: Kilmarnock
  • How long does it take to travel from Ayr to Kilmarnock by train?

    The average journey time between Ayr and Kilmarnock is . On an average weekday, there are 10 trains travelling from Ayr to Kilmarnock. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Ayr to Kilmarnock by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Ayr to Kilmarnock cost?

    Train tickets from Ayr to Kilmarnock can start from as little as £4 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Ayr to Kilmarnock?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Ayr to Kilmarnock without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Ayr to Kilmarnock.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Ayr and Kilmarnock?

    The distance between Ayr and Kilmarnock is 12 miles.

    Distance: 12 miles
  • What time is the first train from Ayr to Kilmarnock?

    The first train from Ayr to Kilmarnock departs at .

    What time is the last train from Ayr to Kilmarnock?

    The last train from Ayr to Kilmarnock departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Ayr to Kilmarnock timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Ayr to Kilmarnock for Thursday 4th Jun 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
05:4007:542h 14m, 1 change
08:0508:3025m, direct
08:3310:342h 1m, 1 change
10:3010:5525m, direct
12:0012:2525m, direct
12:1214:322h 20m, 1 change
14:3114:5726m, direct
16:2616:5125m, direct
16:5419:022h 8m, 1 change
17:1219:322h 20m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Kilmarnock to Ayr.

How to find cheap train tickets from Ayr to Kilmarnock

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Book in advance.

Save up to 61%** when you book in advance. Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket.

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.