Trains from Dundee to Ayr

Dundee to Ayr train information

Dundee Ayr train map

Train duration 3h01m
Arrival Ayr, Scotland
Departure Dundee, Scotland
Distance 97 Miles
  • There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you will be able to see the trains connecting Dundee in Scotland to Ayr in Scotland as well as the rail company for this route.
  • On average, it takes around 3h01m by train because of the 97 miles to travel to Ayr from Dundee. The journey time will change depending if the train is direct or with stops.
  • Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Dundee to Ayr train tickets

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Dundee - Ayr prices calendar

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

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Dundee to Ayr in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £15 when buying your seat 3 days in advance which is 64% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Dundee to Ayr trains

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

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Discount Dundee - Ayr train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Dundee Ayr 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 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Dundee to Ayr cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Ayr to Dundee, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(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
Dundee to Ayr 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