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Kilmarnock Buses – Bus Routes, Tickets & Times | Stagecoach

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Kilmarnock is packed with great retail spots, plenty of places to eat or grab a drink, and rich historical architecture. Home to the largest Burns monument that Scotland has to offer, Craigie Castle, the William Wallace Monument and Laigh Kirk, it’s safe to say there’s plenty to see and do within the burgh. 

Whether you’re planning your next day trip to the town, commute daily for work, or live within the area, Stagecoach is a great way to get from A to B within Kilmarnock. With services running as often as every 15 minutes to a number of areas within, from and to the town, a number of payment methods available, and a range of affordable tickets and passes for every type of traveler, make Stagecoach your preferred mode of transport in Kilmarnock.

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Kilmarnock bus pass tickets

For smaller journeys in the burgh, the value of our single and return tickets can’t be beaten. But our passes boast even more value, with discounts available to all passengers making multiple trips and travelling regularly.

Our most popular tickets are our dayriders and megariders, allowing unlimited travel within the Kilmarnock area. Dayriders are valid for a whole 24 hours, and megariders are able to extend this to weeks or months – meaning you won’t have to pay or spend time purchasing tickets every time you board.

Other popular passes include our day, weekly, over a week and longer than a month tickets. Perfect if you’re a resident, student or commuter. You can plan your journey and buy all of our tickets and passes online or with the Stagecoach app (available for both Apple and Android devices).

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Don’t worry – you can still pay the driver in cash too, and even via contactless card payments on selected lines.


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We run services all around Kilmarnock, making it easier for you to come and visit whenever you want to. 

Our popular services into the town include the 11 from Ardrossan, passing through areas like Kilwinning and Irvine, or the 4 and X16 routes that begin in Ayr.

Plan your journey

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Take the worries out of travelling with Stagecoach – our services in Kilmarnock operate frequently, 7 days a week so don’t worry about booking way in advance. Take a look at our timetable to see when your bus is next passing your stop. Plan your journey and find out how much you can save with Stagecoach today, either by looking at our journey planner or by downloading the Stagecoach app.

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Woman with shoes off at bus stationExplore the surrounding areas of Kilmarnock

Already in Kilmarnock, and looking for your next daytrip? Our X76 service will get you to Glasgow in just half an hour. As the biggest city in Scotland, there’s no shortage of things to do – why not soak up the culture in one of the city's many national museums, or get some retail therapy at the booming highstreets?

There really is something for the whole family in Glasgow. 

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smartcard user on busFlexibility in tickets

Due to the wide range of bus passes that we offer, there’s no need to spend your money on a taxi. Ranging from singles to megariders, and discounted concession fares, there’s an affordable Stagecoach ticket for everyone in the Kilmarnock area.

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Kilmarnock bus station

Stagecoach at Kilmarnock bus station is the main hub of travel in the town, located right next to Kilmarnock Water. Burns Shopping Mall is within walking distance, as well as other popular stores like Argos, New Look, Holland & Barrett and Sports Direct – great if you’re making a trip to the shops on your travels.


Got some time to kill before boarding your next Stagecoach service? Why not grab a hot drink at close by Bordone Coffee Shop or Coffee Trader? There’s plenty of spots to grab a bite to eat too – just wander over to places like Subway, Goldberry Bar & Kitchen, Nicola’s Pantry or Greggs, all accessible quickly on foot.


Travel in Kilmarnock

Whether you’re a student, resident or commuter, the cost of travelling in Kilmarnock can add up with train and taxi fares. If you’re looking for a cheaper route around the city, but don’t want to sacrifice convenience or comfort, travel with Stagecoach. We offer a wide range of routes around the area, with modern buses designed with our passengers in mind.


With services running as regularly as every 15 minutes, and a range of tickets and passes available to purchase onboard and online, you’ll never be caught in a pinch. You can plan your journey to, within or from Kilmarnock online or with our app in advance, or wait for your regular service to pass your nearest bus stop.