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Ayr to Manchester by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 25m
  • Distance
    269 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 16m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ayr to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Ayr to Manchester take around 4 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 269 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ayr and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Ayr to Manchester?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Ayr to Manchester 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 19 departures.

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

The Ayr to Manchester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Ayr around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:00. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Ayr to Manchester 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 Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ayr and Manchester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Manchester to Ayr by train

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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.