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How to get to Prestwick Airport


By Train

This airport is approx. 50 km south of Glasgow.  There is a train station connected to the Airport and if you are in possession of a Ryanair flight ticket, then you are entitled to a 50% discount on any return train journey within Scotland. Please contact Scotrail or Ryanair for further details. For more information go to


By Bus

From Edinburgh Bus Station, take Citylink ( service 900 to Glasgow (Buchanan St. Bus Station). Then take Stagecoach Service 4 or X77 from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Prestwick Airport. Buses are every 30 minutes.  The last service 4 leaves Glasgow at 21:20, arriving at Prestwick Airport 22:44.  The last service X77 leaves Glasgow at 20:35, arriving Prestwick 21:32.


Edinburgh to Glasgow

From Monday to Saturday, trains leave Edinburgh (Waverley Station) for Glasgow (Queen Street Station) at 0555 and 0630 and then at quarter hour intervals from 0700 until 1900 and then half hourly until 2330 (The journey time is approximately 50 minutes). On Saturdays, the trains to Glasgow operate a half hourly service from 0830 until 2330.


Glasgow to Prestwick Airport

When you arrive in Glasgow, walk from Queen Street Station to Central Station (approximately 20 minutes with luggage).  From there, the train to Prestwick International Airport operates half hourly intervals from 0600 until 2330, between Mondays and Saturdays, (The journey time is approximately 50 minutes).  On Sundays, there is an hourly service from 0900 until 2300.


Edinburgh direct to Prestwick Airport

Dodds of Troon operate one service (X100) a day from Edinburgh to Prestwick Airport.  The bus leaves from Waverley Bridge at 3:30am and arrives at Prestwick Airport at 5:30am; the cost of this service is £20.  Please be advised that to guarantee a seat you need to book online at or You can turn up at the time stated; however there is no guarantee that a seat will be available. Please note prices are subject to change and should be checked before traveling.




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