Resurfacing work on the “Screws” Road (B734) to Girvan will recommence on 6th Feb 2018 and run until they are finished, or the 22nd Feb, whichever is sooner. The road will only be closed on a Tuesday and Thursday during this time so there should be no effect on the timetable for the CB8 service.

NEW TIMETABLE starts 12th February 2018

Please note that a new timetable comes into effect on the 12th  February 2018. It adds an extra run in the morning and allows for a mix of durations to stay in Girvan or to meet a train to and from Ayr.

An outline version of the new timetable is available below.

CB8 NEW Timetable effective Feb 12th 2018


  • On the move
  • Wheelchair Accessible


The Barr Bus

Launching on 30 May 2017, in partnership with SPT (Community), Leader, South Ayrshire Council, Barr Community Council and North Carrick Community Benefit Company the Barr to Girvan bus service will run four times a day, three days a week, at first. The Barr Bus is the first scheduled bus service Barr has had in over 10 years. It has designated stops in Barr and Girvan and will operate as a hail and ride in between.

The timetable is shown below.


Barr Bus TT

Download it here: Barr TimeTable printable

The new timetable effective from 12/2/2018

CB8 Barr Bus - new timetable effective 12-2-2018


The Barr bus runs on a section 22 permit which allows for the charging of individual passengers and the acceptance of concession passes. The service became chargeable on the 3rd of July after an initial free trial period. Fares are available as single, return and 10 trip tickets for adults. Child singles and returns are also available.

The fare table can be seen below or downloaded and printed from here: Barr Fares Printable



BBfares Adult 01

BBfares Child


BBfares Adult10 - 02