Kilmarnock can be accessed via the A77 from the north and south or alternatively, the M77 from the north. The town also has a local rail station which can be access from the north or south (Glasgow - north, Carlisle - south).
Stagecoach busses run services into most of the town's areas on a regular basis until around 11pm at night. Regular busses also run to Glasgow, Irvine, Ayr, Stewarton and various other outlaying villages and towns.
Kilmarnock has a wide mix of accommodation from homely B&Bs/guest houses, to world class hotels.
Kilmarnock has many pubs and restaurants to choose from. Most pubs screen live football matches and serve basic pub grub until around 8pm, but don't count on anything more sophisticated than pie and chips.