Ayr to Perth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 11m
  • Distance
    128 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ayr to Perth by train

Fast trains from Ayr to Perth take around 2 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 128 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ayr and Perth.

1. Are there direct trains from Ayr to Perth?

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

We usually find around 37 departures on the route from Ayr to Perth 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 30 departures.

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

The Ayr to Perth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Perth is usually scheduled to depart Ayr around 06:50 and the last train is around 22:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ayr around 07:05, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Ayr to Perth 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 Ayr to Perth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ayr and Perth?

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

  • 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.