This spartan single platform terminal station replaced the terminus of the line immediately to the north and closer to the harbour, Ardrossan Winton Pier. Trains run to Glasgow Central.
There is a covered walkway to the nearby Caledonian MacBrayne ticket office and waiting room for the ferry service to Brodick Pier on Arran.
Caledonian MacBrayne - Ardrossan
Ardrossan Winton Pier
Ardrossan Montgomerie Pier
Ardrossan South Beach
| Ardrossan Ship Yard|
Ardrossan Harbour Signal Box
Ardrossan Western Breakwater
Ardrossan Shed [GSW] [1st]
Ardrossan North Goods
Ardrossan North Shed
Ardrossan Shed [GSW] [2nd]
Ardrossan Old Dock
Ardrossan Staiths [1st]
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
|/ /1854||Ardrossan RailwayGlasgow and South Western Railway|
The older Ardrossan Railway was merged with the Glasgow and South Western Railway. The older line was re-gauged earlier to provide a through connection to Ardrossan Harbour.
|/ /1987||Ardrossan Railway|
Ardrossan Winton Pier closed when line is cut back to a replacement station; Ardrossan Harbour.
|/ /2001||P&O Irish Sea|
The Ardrossan Harbour to Larne Harbour service is relocated to Troon Harbour to Larne Harbour.
A Class 318, on approach to Ardrossan Harbour, struck a Stagecoach bus at the ungated level crossing just south of the station.
A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)
Ardrossan (North) 1895: Ayrshire Sheet 16.01 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Ayrshire)
Ardrossan (South) 1895: Ayrshire Sheet 16.05 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Ayrshire)
Ayrshire and Renfrewshire's Lost Railways
Ayrshire's Last Days of Steam
London, Midland and Scottish Railway Engine Sheds: Glasgow and South Western v. 7: Their History and Development
Passenger Steamers of the Glasgow and South Western Railway