Robert Burns Cottage
Ayr Itinerary

Day Itinerary – Edinburgh to Ayrshire

Day Trip: Edinburgh – Ayrshire

This itinerary can be completed in a single day from Edinburgh, it includes public transport information, options for lunch and recommended attractions to visit.

Transport

Bus Edinburgh to Glasgow and Glasgow to Edinburgh

Edinburgh to Glasgow 07:35 – 08:56 Every 15 Minutes
Glasgow to Edinburgh 19:00 – 20:17 Every 15 Minutes

Ticket Prices: Advance from: £4.68 / Standard: £7.90 / Day Return: £10

 

Train Glasgow to Maybole (change in Ayr)

Earlier Time Recommended Time Other Time
08:30 – 09:55 09:32 – 10:51 10:34 – 12:05

 Ticket Price:  Single: £8.70 / Day Return: £12

 

Maybole to Culzean Castle

Earlier Time Recommended Time Bus Information
10:11 – 10:40 11:11 – 11:40 Bus 60 (Girvan)

Culzean to Alloway

Earlier Time Recommended Time Bus Information
13:16 – 13:37 14:16 – 14:37 Bus 60 (Ayr)

Alloway to Ayr

Earlier Time Recommended Time Bus Information
17:01 – 17:16 17:05 – 17:33 Bus 97 (Ayr)

 Ticket Price:  Ayrshire Dayrider £10.40 (includes all Ayrshire bus travel)

 

Train Ayr to Glasgow

Earlier Time Recommended Time Bus Information
17:06 – 18:06 17:53 – 18:41 18:25 – 19:12

Attractions

 

Culzean Castle Burns Museum Burns Monument Burns House
Adult: £16.50 Adult: £10.50 Admission: £0 Admission: Free*
Open: 10.30 – 16.00 Open: 10.00 – 17.30 Open: 24hrs Open: 11.00 – 17.00

*included in Burns museum ticket

Ayrshire Lunch Options

Home Farm Restaurant – Simple home cooked food at Culzean Castle
Brig o’ Doon Hotel – Scottish Cuisine and great views in Alloway

Itinerary

Start Time: 07:35 – 08:56* Edinburgh Bus Station to Glasgow Buchanan Street

  • 09:32 – 10:51: Glasgow Queen Street to Maybole (via Ayr)

2 min Walk from Maybole train station to Town Green Bus Stop

  • 11:11 – 11:40: No 60 Bus towards Ayr: (Gleside stop)

25 min walk from Glenside to Culzean Castle

Attraction:12pm – 13:45: Culzean Castle

Optional Lunch: Packed Lunch in Culzean Castle Grounds

  • 14:16 – 14:37: No 60 bus Culzean Castle to Woodlea Place

25 min walk from Woodlea Place to Robert Burns Museum

Attraction:15:05 – 15:35: Robert Burns Museum

10 min walk along burns trail to church (map given at museum)

Attraction:15:45 – 16:15: Alloway Parish Church, Burns Monument and Brig o’ Doon bridge 

15 minutes walk along burns trail to house (map given at museum)

Attraction: 16:30 – 16:50: Burns Cottage

2 min walk to Clochranhill Bus Stop

  • 17:02 – 17:10: Bus 361 to Ayr (Kinloch Place stop)

Walk 5 minutes to Ayr Railway Station

  • 17:53 – 18:41: Train Ayr to Glasgow

10 minute walk from Glasgow Queen St to Buchanan St Bus Station

Departure Time: 19:09 – 20:09* – Buchanan St Station to Edinburgh Bus Station

*Glasgow bus can be booked in advance on Megabus website for discounted rates

A full write of this trip is available here and you can download a PDF of the itinerary below:

Edinburgh to Ayr itinerary

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