Visit Ayr Central

Ayr Central is right in the heart of Ayr town centre, just two kilometers west of the M77/A77. Ayr is well served by public transport with direct bus and train links across Ayrshire, to Glasgow, Scotland and UK.

Green Travel Plan

Ayr Central has developed a Green Travel Plan with the aim of encouraging travel by sustainable methods as part of a commitment to minimising our impact on the environment.

How to get here

By Car

From the North: Follow the M77/A77 to Ayr. At the Whitletts roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A719 (signposted Town Centre). At the traffic lights turn left onto the B747 (signposted Ayr College). From the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Station Road, and then turn right under the bridge onto Mill Street. Ayr Central car park is on your left.

From the South: Follow the A77 to Holmston Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto the A70 Holmston Rd. Continue to the next roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Station Rd A79 and the first left at the lights onto Mill St. The car park is on your left.

The shopping centre is home to an integrated underground car park providing 450 spaces – Ayr’s main shopper car park. Use post code KA7 1TL for sat navigation. Comprehensive information on parking in and around Ayr can be found at:

By Train

Ayrshire has a comprehensive network of rail services offering convenient travel and great value. Information in regards to travel to and from Ayr Station, which is located a short five minute walk away from the shopping centre via Smith Street, can be found at: / 0344 811 0141

By Bus

Ayr Central is five minute's walk from Ayr bus station. Leave the bus station and walk down Fullarton Street. Turn left at the end of Fullarton Street on to Carrick Street and continue until you reach the High Street. Turn right onto High Street and walk until you reach the left fork for Kyle Street. Ayr Central is on the left hand-side of Kyle Street.

There are also a number of bus and coach services that stop adjacent to the shopping centre. A comprehensive timetable and journey planner for all bus and coach services in Scotland can be found at:, also open 24 hours by phone on 0871 200 22 33

By Taxi

Taxi stands are located in Smith Street outside the nearby Ayr train station.

Local taxi companies serving the centre are:

Streamline: 01292 261010
Gribbens Taxi: 01292 260000
Ayr Taxi: 01292 870840

By Foot

Get a route map between any two points including your journey time, calorie burn, step count and carbon saving. It’s quick, free, healthy and green.

By Bicycle

Secure bike racks located within the Centre’s underground carpark. Everything you need to know about cycling in Ayrshire from maps to route planning can be found at: