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University Hospital Ayr

University Hospital 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 service for South Ayrshire. It provides a number of Ayrshire-wide services including Vascular Surgery, Ophthalmology and Audiology.

Travel information

  • New timetable - from Monday 4 June 2012 Stagecoach bus service between University Hospitals Ayr and Crosshouse - Route 24/24A is changing to a two-hourly service.

Travel from Glasgow:

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.

Train Services

Glasgow to Ayr:
Monday to Sunday via Paisley, Johnstone, Kilwinning, Irvine, Troon, Prestwick Airport, Prestwick Town, Newton on Ayr - Ayr

Ayr- Kilmarnock:
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, Stranraer

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.

By bus:

Direct bus routes - travel by bus

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, section.

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.

From South:
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.

Journey Planner

To plan your journey to University Hospital Ayr you can click on the following link to the Transport Direct journey planner.

Journey Planner

Parking

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 may drop patients at the main entrance but please do not park there as this causes an obstruction to ambulances and the disabled.

Please do not leave any items lying visible in your car and ensure that your car is well secured.

Disabled Parking

There are several disabled parking facilities close to the hospital entrance. 

55.4304759,-4.594572200000016,13
Address : Dalmellington Road
Ayr
KA6 6DX
 01292 610555
 01292 288952
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