Transport Links

Ideally placed for business success

East Ayrshire - transport links

Although East Ayrshire is surrounded by beautiful scenery, this is a location closely linked to major cities.

You will benefit from fast road and rail transport connections to the rest of Scotland and England, and ferry access to Ireland.

In addition, you have a choice of two international airports – with both Prestwick and Glasgow just a 30-minute drive away and Ayr and Troon container ports are only 20 minutes away, giving the area excellent access to the sea too.

These national and international connections mean East Ayrshire can help take your business wherever you want – whether your ambitions are local or global.

Drive times from East Ayrshire

  • Glasgow: 30 minutes
  • Edinburgh: 55 minutes
  • North of England: 90 minutes


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Property search


There is also a property search facility that can help you find the premises that are right for your business.

Case studies

Hear for yourself some success stories from East Ayrshire businesses, and discover why they thrive here.

Business directory

Use our directory to find out more about the many different businesses that are established in East Ayrshire.