South Ayrshire is well served by great transport links by rail, road, sea and air, giving visitors lots of choice about how to get here and how to get around.

A Scotrail blue train on the train tracks


With stations in all the area’s main towns rail is an easy option to find your way to South Ayrshire. Please check the Scotrail website for up-to-date travel information or call 0344 811 0141.

A large brightly coloured Stagecoach bus with the driver giving the thumbs up out the window.


Buses are another good transport option and the area is well connected by a regular service which also links to Glasgow and Kilmarnock. Details on travelling to and around South Ayrshire can be found on the Traveline website.

Images of various cars parked on a busy street in Ayr.


If you’re thinking of taking the car, South Ayrshire is easy to get to, with the area well served by major trunk roads. The M77/A77 runs from Glasgow to Stranraer, while the A76 connects from Dumfries in the south.

For directions getting here by car visit Google Maps.

Persons hands on car steering wheel.


Private taxis operate locally across South Ayrshire with ranks operating at many of our stations. For a list of private taxi firms visit the Yell directory.

Outside shot of Glasgow Prestwick Airport. A large modern looking building.


With Glasgow Prestwick Airport on our doorstep and Glasgow Airport, people from around the world come to South Ayrshire to sample our fantastic heritage time and time again.