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Motherwell to Ayr by train

  • First train
    06:16
  • Last train
    23:14
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 22m
  • Distance
    54 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Motherwell to Ayr by train

Fast trains from Motherwell to Ayr take around 1 hour and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 54 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Motherwell and Ayr.

1. Are there direct trains from Motherwell to Ayr?

Journeys between Motherwell and Ayr usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Motherwell to Ayr every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 39 departures.

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

The Motherwell to Ayr train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ayr is usually scheduled to depart Motherwell around 06:16 and the last train is around 23:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Motherwell around 06:16, and the last at 22:22.

When to book Motherwell 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 Motherwell to Ayr by train.

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Which train companies operate between Motherwell and Ayr?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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.