Travel Information

Ideally located in a spectacular part of the country, Ayr races offers a multitude of options for reaching the race course.

By Road

The upgraded M77/A77 links Ayr with Glasgow which is only 35 miles away and Edinburgh is a 90 mile drive. (Google Maps).

By Rail

There is a regular, reliable rail service from Ayr to all parts of the country and the station is less than five minutes by road from the course. (ScotRail).

By Ferry

Ferries run from Troon - only a 15 minute drive away - to Belfast and there are also ferry links from Cairnryan and Stranraer to Ireland. (Stena Line).

By Air

Prestwick International Airport is only 10 minutes from Ayr and offers flights to a variety of destinations including London, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Dublin and all over Europe. Many of these are special deal flights. (RyanAir).


There are many accommodation options available to those visiting Ayr racecourse. Booking well in advance of race days is highly reccommended, why not begin your accommodation search at

Ayr Racecourse
2 -6 Whitletts Road
Tel: 01292 264179
Web: Ayr Racecourse
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