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It's no longer a legal requirement to wear a face covering on public transport in England, Scotland or Wales. We do encourage you to wear a face covering in crowded spaces, if you can

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Ayrshire By Bus

Ayrshire By Bus

Ayrshire is situated on the impressive Clyde coast, full to the brim with interesting history, beautiful scenery and some of the friendliest people you’ll meet!

You can explore ancient castles, leafy country parks and busy market towns all within walking distance of our bus stops which are dotted right throughout the area! If golf is your thing – you’re in the right place! There are over 40 courses, including three Open Championship courses!


For those of you interested by Scotland’s rich history and literature, you can visit the Birthplace of our own National Bard, Rabbie Burns! The humble thatched cottage where he was born still stands, and is now next to the Winner of the Scottish Thistle Awards' Best Heritage Tourism Experience for 2019/20 – The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Hop on our 361 from Ayr to get your there in under 15 minutes.

View the timetable here


For the ultimate staycation, Craig Tara Holiday Park is the go to place for family fun! Our service 97 takes holiday makers from Ayr Bus Station to the Holiday Park in 20 mins.

Find out more about out sevice 97 to Craig Tara here

Love to be active, save money, relax and support the planet?

There are so many great reasons to explore your next destination by bus – we know – we’ve done the research. 

By travelling from Glasgow to Ayrshire on board one of our services, you’ll reduce congestion with one bus taking up to 80 cars off the road.

Learn more about why you should be choosing bus and join #lovemybus

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Glasgow to Ayr by Bus

You’re always guaranteed a seat when you hop on the X77 Glasgow to Ayr luxury single decker coach. Catch a lift from Buchanan Bus Station and be in Ayr in under an hour for as little as £6.80.  Offering on board air con, Wi-Fi, charging and fully accessible you can travel in style.

X77 timetable here


Glasgow to Kilmarnock by Bus

Our X76 fleet includes the UK’s first luxury high-spec double deck coaches, getting you to Glasgow within 40 minutes and supporting the environment.  With the latest Euro 6 engines, the coaches are fully compatible with Glasgow’s Low Emission Zone.   All this for as little as £5.60 per trip. 

X76 timetable here


Where to buy my ticket?

It’s so simple to travel by bus, gone are the days of needing the exact change or working out complicated timetables.  Simply download the Stagecoach Bus App and you’re good to go.

On board you can pay by contactless (up to £30) with card, android or iOS.  Just tell the driver where you want to go.

If you’re looking for a 7 day ticket, order it online and we’ll post your ticket loaded onto a handy smart card.  Don’t worry about using a plastic card – your ticket is reusable and you can top it up as many times as you want to travel.

Get on Board quicker with Contactless Payments

How to keep up to date

Our offices might be closed but you’ll find our customer experience team over @StagecoachWScot online from 9am and 5pm.  Our friends at our bus depots take over out of hours to keep you posted with the latest info for roadworks or weather delays.  

We love to get feedback from our customers.  The easiest way to give us feedback is here.

 How do I plan my journey?

We know that although your favourite shops and restaurants are reopening it can still be daunting to head out after lockdown.  That’s why we’ve introduced a feature on the Stagecoach Bus App – Busy Bus – using AI technology the new feature lets plan your journey and gives a guide on when buses are busy.  Find out more here.

How busy is my bus feature on the app