About Ayr Railway Station

Ayr Railway Station is the main train station serving the town of Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland. It was opened in 1886, relatively late compared to many other railway stations in the UK, as the third station in the town after the original station and the southern Ayr Townhead station. It’s managed by Abellio Scotrail.

Exploring Ayrshire and Arran

A beautiful, rugged area of the Clyde Coast, Ayrshire and Arran is a part of Scotland that combines the peaceful and interesting with the fun and exciting. It’s a well-known pilgrimage for passionate golfers, boasting more than forty quality courses, three of which have been used in the Open Championship. The area is also home to many of Scotland’s most prominent heritage and visitor attractions, including beautiful country parks and medieval castles.

The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum - the home of a genius

Located in the south of Ayr, The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is one of the country’s proudest attractions, being the former home of Scotland’s most famous and beloved writer. Its impressive, modern building houses a huge collection of Burns’ personal belongings and original works, along with a homely café, and plays host to a vibrant calendar of events and special exhibitions.

Planning a trip to Ayr Railway Station? Travelodge Ayr Hotel is a 10-minute drive away, and Travelodge Kilmarnock Hotel can be reached in just over 20 minutes.