How To Find Ayr Campus

Campus address

SRUC Ayr Campus, University Avenue, Ayr, KA8 0SX

Please Note: The campus is shared with the University of The West of Scotland (UWS) so we are located in the UWS building.

How to find Ayr campus (PDF).

Travel to the campus

On foot

Those on foot are able to access the campus via the River Ayr Walk which runs along the north side of the river past the front of the campus building. Starting at the High Street/Old Bridge Street, this offers a pleasant 20 minute stroll from the town centre.


Ayr bus station is a 30 minute walk from the campus. Buses serve both the local area and offer connections to Glasgow and the rest of Scotland. The 01 bus route in the direction of Hayhill connects both the bus and train stations with Craigie Way, a short walk from the campus entrance. The journey takes around 15 minutes, and buses run every 15 minutes. More details of local buses can be found on the Stagecoach Bus website.


If traveling by taxi, from the centre of Ayr or Prestwick Airport, ask for Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) in the UWS building, University Avenue, Craigie. A taxi from Ayr train station will cost around £5 and a taxi from Prestwick Airport will cost around £8.


Ayr train station offers a regular service to Glasgow, with connections to the rest of the UK. A service also runs between Ayr and Stranraer, for ferry services to Ireland. The Riverside Campus is a 20-25 minute walk from Ayr train station. If you take a train to Ayr station you can add a PlusBus ticket which gives you unlimited bus travel around Ayr city centre and is a great way to see the city without having to pay for each individual bus trip. You can learn more about PlusBus on the PlusBus website.


Glasgow Prestwick and Glasgow International airports offer connecting flights to cities throughout the UK as well as Europe. Glasgow Prestwick airport offers bus and taxi connections with Ayr town centre. Visit the Glasgow Prestwick Airport website for further information.

Ayr Education Office

Address: SRUC Ayr Riverside Campus, University Avenue, KA8 0SX

Telephone: 01292 886200


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