University Hospital Ayr
All our hospital premises and grounds are now
here for more information.
Ayr lies on the southern outskirts of Ayr on the
Dalmellington (A713) Road. It is a district general hospital
providing medical and surgical services on an inpatient, day case
and outpatient basis. It is the main Accident and Emergency centre
for South Ayrshire. It provides a number of Ayrshire-wide services
including vascular surgery, ophthalmology and audiology.
By train: Half hour service from Glasgow Central
Station to Ayr Station, Ayr Town Centre, from where local bus/taxi
services are available to University Hospital Ayr.
Glasgow to Ayr:
Monday to Sunday via Paisley, Johnstone, Kilwinning, Irvine,
Troon, Prestwick Airport, Prestwick Town, Newton on Ayr - Ayr
Monday to Sunday via Ayr - Prestwick Town - Prestwick
International Airport - Troon - Kilmarnock
Kilmarnock to Ayr, Girvan and Stranraer:
Monday to Sunday via Kilmarnock, Troon, Prestwick Airport,
Prestwick, Newton-on-Ayr, Ayr, Maybole, Girvan, Barrhill,
Glasgow to Ardrossan and Brodick:
Monday to Sunday, via Paisley, Ardrossan Harbour, Brodick
For more information on travelling by train see our travel
information, by train section.
Details on local bus routes can be obtained from Stagecoach West
Scotland, Sandgate, Ayr
KA7 1DD, Tel: 01292 613500
From Glasgow: Half hour service from Glasgow
Buchanan Bus Station through Kilmarnock and Prestwick to Ayr Town
Centre, from where local bus/taxi services are available. There is
also an Express bus service from Glasgow.
For more information on travelling by bus including direct
hospital bus routes see our travel information, by bus,
Travelling by car
Glasgow heading to Ayr:
M8 to junction 22 towards Kilmarnock M77 continue on to A77
following signposts for Ayr, take first available left exit off
Monkton roundabout on to A77, continue onto Whitletts roundabout,
travel straight through Whitletts roundabout to Mainholm roundabout
travel straight through to Dalmellington roundabout. Take first
available left exit off Dalmellington roundabout on to A713. Drive
along Dalmellington road past Ailsa Hospital. Take next turning on
the right for Ayr hospital.
University Hospital Ayr is signposted from the Dalmellington
Roundabout. Drive along Dalmellington road past Ailsa Hospital.
Take next turning on the right for Ayr hospital.
Relatives and visitors are welcome to use the hospital car park
opposite the main entrance.
Spaces are limited and we would ask you not to bring your own car
to the hospital for the duration of your stay. You can drop
patients at the main entrance, then please park in a designated
The hospital now has designated short
and long stay parking areas. You can park in the short stay areas
for a maximum of three hours and the long stay areas have no time
There are several disabled parking facilities close to the
hospital entrance. Disabled parking bays are exampt from the
short stay time limits.