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Liverpool to Ayr by train

  • First train
    06:36
  • Last train
    23:45
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 23m
  • Distance
    252 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    49
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Liverpool to Ayr by train

Fast trains from Liverpool to Ayr take around 4 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 252 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Liverpool and Ayr.

1. Are there direct trains from Liverpool to Ayr?

Journeys between Liverpool and Ayr usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 50 departures on the route from Liverpool 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 46 departures.

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

The Liverpool to Ayr train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ayr is usually scheduled to depart Liverpool around 05:42 and the last train is around 23:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Liverpool around 06:45, and the last at 20:22.

When to book Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Ayr by train.

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Which train companies operate between Liverpool and Ayr?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Ayr to Liverpool 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.