Getting to Largs by air, rail and busLargs is less than an hour from Glasgow (by road) and only 40 minutes from Glasgow International Airport (GLA). From Glasgow Airport you can drive easily to Largs (driving directions), take a shuttle bus to Paisley Gilmour Street train station, where trains run direct to Largs, or book a Largs taxi for approximately £30. Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK) is just over an hour from Largs, and if travelling by train the station is beside the airport, all you need to do is change at Kilwinning for a direct train to Largs.
Trains run to/from Largs hourly. For full times and days of service see Scotrail's website.
There are various bus services for those coming from Glasgow, Greenock, Ayr etc. For the best choice of different services visit the Traveline website.
For more information on Largs please visit: http://www.largsonline.co.uk
For accommodation in Largs and the surrounding area visit http://www.roomsinscotland.com/
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Getting to Largs by CarDriving from Glasgow / Glasgow International Airport / Greenock to Largs
When travelling from Glasgow/Glasgow International Airport there are two ways you can go. The first option is to drive down the coast, through Greenock. From Glasgow, head west on the M8 towards Greenock, and then from Greenock head south on the A78 towards Largs. You will pass through Wemyss Bay and Skelmorlie before arriving at the north end of Largs.
Largs town centre can be reached by following the main road which runs adjacent to the promenade, offering lovely views of the Clyde and the Islands.
The second option is to head west on the M8, and shortly after the airport turn off, you take the A737 towards Irvine onto the dual carriageway. Pass by Johnstone, Kilbarchan and Howwood, then turn right onto the A760 at the small roudabout, heading into Lochwinnoch (you should pass The Hungry Monk).
Continue on into Kilbirnie and then follow the signs for Largs. This route is slightly quicker, and brings you in at the bottom of the Haylie Brae road, which is at the south end of Largs. By turning right at the traffic lights you will make your way into the town centre, or by turning left you will be heading to the Marina, Kelburn Country Centre, Largs Golf Club and 5 mins along the road is the next village Fairlie.
Driving from Glasgow Prestwick Airport / Irvine to Largs
Driving from Prestwick Airport, you head north on the A78 and follow signs for Greenock and Largs. You will pass the exits for Troon and Irvine as you go, and then you will pass through the '3 Towns' - Stevenston, Saltcoats and Ardrossan, before following the coast road through Seamill, West Kilbride and Fairlie to arrive in the south end of Largs where you will see the Marina and Pencil Monument.
For detailed maps and directions we recommend www.mapquest.co.uk