Perth to Ayr by train

  • First train
    05:18
  • Last train
    22:41
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 25m
  • Distance
    128 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    34
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Perth to Ayr by train

Fast trains from Perth to Ayr take around 2 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 128 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Perth and Ayr.

1. Are there direct trains from Perth to Ayr?

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

We usually find around 37 departures on the route from Perth 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 32 departures.

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

The Perth to Ayr train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ayr is usually scheduled to depart Perth around 05:18 and the last train is around 22:41. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Perth around 05:18, and the last at 21:22.

When to book Perth 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 Perth to Ayr by train.

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Which train companies operate between Perth and Ayr?

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

  • East Coast
  • 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.