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Edinburgh to Ayr

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  1. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 13
    14:25
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 13
    15:56
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:13
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 7 estimated
    16:52
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:00
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:23
    Ayr
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Ayr
    Platform 4 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14
    14:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14
    15:18
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3
    15:18
    Glasgow Queen Street
    15:49
    Glasgow Central
    15:49
    Glasgow Central
    16:44
    Kilwinning
    16:52
    Kilwinning
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:17
    Ayr
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Ayr
    Platform 3 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14
    14:45
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14
    15:37
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    15:37
    Glasgow Queen Street
    16:13
    Glasgow Central
    16:13
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 7 estimated
    16:52
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:00
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:23
    Ayr
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Ayr
    Platform 4 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9E
    15:13
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9E
    16:12
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:35
    Glasgow Central
    17:00
    Paisley Gilmour Street
    17:11
    Paisley Gilmour Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:50
    Ayr
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Ayr
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14
    15:15
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14
    16:07
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:07
    Glasgow Queen Street
    16:40
    Glasgow Central
    16:40
    Glasgow Central
    17:05
    Paisley Gilmour Street
    17:11
    Paisley Gilmour Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:50
    Ayr
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Ayr
    Platform 3 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12
    15:27
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12
    16:55
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:13
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 9 estimated
    18:28
    Ayr
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Ayr
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14
    15:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14
    16:21
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:21
    Glasgow Queen Street
    16:55
    Glasgow Central
    16:55
    Glasgow Central
    17:20
    Paisley Gilmour Street
    17:42
    Paisley Gilmour Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:22
    Ayr
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Ayr
    Platform 2 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  8. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12
    15:45
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12
    16:36
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:36
    Glasgow Queen Street
    17:13
    Glasgow Central
    17:13
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 9 estimated
    18:28
    Ayr
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Ayr
    Platform 4 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12 estimated
    15:55
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12 estimated
    17:10
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:25
    Glasgow Central
    17:50
    Paisley Gilmour Street
    18:10
    Paisley Gilmour Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:50
    Ayr
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Ayr
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  10. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    16:15
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    17:07
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    17:07
    Glasgow Queen Street
    17:40
    Glasgow Central
    17:40
    Glasgow Central
    18:05
    Paisley Gilmour Street
    18:10
    Paisley Gilmour Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:50
    Ayr
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Ayr
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to Ayr

  • Train Fares from: £19.10
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 4
  • Distance: 66 miles (106 km)
  • Train operators: ScotRail
  • Origin: Edinburgh
  • Destination: Ayr
  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Ayr by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Ayr is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Edinburgh to Ayr. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Ayr?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Ayr?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Ayr is 66 miles.

    Distance: 66 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Ayr?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Ayr departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Ayr?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Ayr 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.

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