Aberdeen to Ayr by train

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    20:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 53m
  • Distance
    244 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Aberdeen to Ayr by train

Fast trains from Aberdeen to Ayr take around 3 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 244 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aberdeen and Ayr.

1. Are there direct trains from Aberdeen to Ayr?

Journeys between Aberdeen and Ayr usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Aberdeen to Ayr every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Aberdeen to Ayr?

The Aberdeen to Ayr train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Aberdeen to Ayr train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Ayr is usually scheduled to depart Aberdeen around 05:26 and the last train is around 20:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Aberdeen around 05:26, and the last at 20:42.

When to book Aberdeen to Ayr train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Aberdeen to Ayr by train.

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Which train companies operate between Aberdeen and Ayr?

More than one train company operates on the route from Aberdeen to Ayr, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.