Trains from Ayr to Edinburgh

Ayr to Edinburgh train information

Ayr Edinburgh train map

Train duration 2h31m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Ayr, Scotland
Distance 66 Miles

The trip between Ayr, located in Scotland and Edinburgh, situated in Scotland is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

On average, it takes normally 2h31m by train to cover the 66 miles to go to Edinburgh from Ayr. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to look at the latest available offers.

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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Ayr to Edinburgh by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Purchasing your train beforehand is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the last minute. However, as you may see in the table above, the price of train tickets Ayr to Edinburgh tend to be stable and cost £18.

Best prices for Ayr to Edinburgh trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Ayr and Edinburgh by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Edinburgh to Ayr and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Ayr - Edinburgh train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Ayr Edinburgh train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

    You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

    As an example, train tickets from Ayr to Edinburgh cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Edinburgh to Ayr, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Ayr to Edinburgh train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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