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    Kilmarnock
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    Glasgow Central
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    06:30
    Glasgow Central
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    07:21
    Ayr
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    07:30
    Glasgow Central
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    08:22
    Ayr
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    14:59
    Kilmarnock
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    15:36
    Glasgow Central
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    16:00
    Glasgow Central
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    16:50
    Ayr
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Journey information from Kilmarnock to Ayr

  • 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: Kilmarnock
  • Destination: Ayr
  • How long does it take to travel from Kilmarnock to Ayr by train?

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

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

    The fastest journey time by train is .

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

    Train tickets from Kilmarnock to Ayr 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 Kilmarnock to Ayr?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Kilmarnock and Ayr?

    The distance between Kilmarnock and Ayr is 12 miles.

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

    The first train from Kilmarnock to Ayr departs at .

    What time is the last train from Kilmarnock to Ayr?

    The last train from Kilmarnock to Ayr departs at .

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    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.

Kilmarnock to Ayr timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Kilmarnock to Ayr for Friday 14th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
21:0821:3022m, direct
23:0523:3025m, direct
05:2207:211h 59m, 1 change
06:2008:222h 2m, 1 change
08:0108:2726m, direct
09:0009:2222m, direct
11:0411:2925m, direct
13:0313:2724m, direct
14:5715:2326m, direct
14:5916:501h 51m, 1 change

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Kilmarnock to Ayr

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Book in advance.

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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.