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Where is Kilmarnock?

Kilmarnock is located in the county of Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland, five miles west of the town of Galston, 20 miles south-west of the major city of Glasgow, 56 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 291 miles north of Cardiff, and 335 miles north-west of London. Kilmarnock lies eight miles south of the Renfrewshire border, and was historically in the county of Ayrshire. Kilmarnock falls within the unitary authority of East Ayrshire. It is in the KA1 postcode district. The post town for Kilmarnock is Kilmarnock.

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Kilmarnock on a map

Map showing extent of Kilmarnock as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Kilmarnock
Map showing location of Kilmarnock within the UK
Location of Kilmarnock within the UK

Which county is Kilmarnock in?

Kilmarnock is in the ceremonial county of Ayrshire and Arran, the historic county of Ayrshire, and the administrative county of East Ayrshire.

Ceremonial CountyAyrshire and Arran
Historic CountyAyrshire
Administrative CountyEast Ayrshire

Where is Kilmarnock in Ayrshire and Arran?

Kilmarnock is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Ayrshire and Arran, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Ayrshire and Arran.

Map showing location of Kilmarnock within Ayrshire and Arran
Location of Kilmarnock within Ayrshire and Arran

What is the postcode for Kilmarnock?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Kilmarnock is KA1 3BN.

Where is Kilmarnock in KA1?

Kilmarnock is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KA1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KA1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Kilmarnock within KA1
Location of Kilmarnock within KA1

What is the post town for Kilmarnock?

The post town for Kilmarnock is Kilmarnock. Kilmarnock is in the KA1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Kilmarnock.

What is the latitude and longitude of Kilmarnock?

The centre of Kilmarnock is located at position 55.61006° latitude and -4.49448° longitude.

Latitude55.61006°
Longitude-4.49448°

What is the easting and northing of Kilmarnock?

The centre of Kilmarnock is located at the grid reference easting 242973 and northing 637985 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting242973
Northing637985

What are the nearest towns to Kilmarnock?

Position of Kilmarnock relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Kilmarnock to the centre of the town.

west
5m
Kilmarnock is 5 miles west of Galston
south
5m
Kilmarnock is 5 miles south of Stewarton
west
7m
Kilmarnock is 7 miles west of Newmilns
east
7m
Kilmarnock is 7 miles east of Irvine
north-east
8m
Kilmarnock is 8 miles north-east of Troon
west
8m
Kilmarnock is 8 miles west of Darvel
south-east
8m
Kilmarnock is 8 miles south-east of Kilwinning
north-east
9m
Kilmarnock is 9 miles north-east of Prestwick
east
10m
Kilmarnock is 10 miles east of Stevenston
east
12m
Kilmarnock is 12 miles east of Saltcoats

What are the nearest cities to Kilmarnock?

Position of Kilmarnock relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Kilmarnock to the centre of the city.

south-west
20m
Kilmarnock is 20 miles south-west of Glasgow
south-west
41m
Kilmarnock is 41 miles south-west of Stirling
south-west
56m
Kilmarnock is 56 miles south-west of Edinburgh
south-west
68m
Kilmarnock is 68 miles south-west of Perth
north-west
79m
Kilmarnock is 79 miles north-west of Carlisle
south-west
83m
Kilmarnock is 83 miles south-west of Dundee
west
122m
Kilmarnock is 122 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
127m
Kilmarnock is 127 miles north-west of Lancaster
north-west
129m
Kilmarnock is 129 miles north-west of Durham
south
130m
Kilmarnock is 130 miles south of Inverness
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