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There are 5 ways to get from Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, North Court to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen Coach Station to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Bus via Perth

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Perth, Canal Street
  2. Take the bus from Perth, Canal Street to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Drive

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay

Fly

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Glasgow (GLA)

Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay by train and bus

The journey time between Aberdeen and Wemyss Bay is around 5h 23m and covers a distance of around 188 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 17m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 4m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service, the Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay service departs from Aberdeen and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 42 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 6m
Layover time:
1h 17m
Total time:
5h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 4m
Journey distance:
188 miles
Services per week:
42
Cheapest price:
£38
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:34
Last service departs at:
20:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay train and bus schedules

Aberdeen → Wemyss Bay
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wemyss Bay is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay is to bus which costs £16 - £45 and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen Coach Station and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 8m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Wemyss Bay is 138 miles. The road distance is 177.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 20m and costs £35 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Aberdeen Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay is to bus which takes 5h 8m and costs £16 - £45. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £60 - £240 and takes 6h 52m.

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There is no direct flight from Aberdeen Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place station.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 138 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay via Glasgow and Buchanan Bus Station in around 5h 8m. Alternatively, Loganair, KLM and four other airlines fly from Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay every 2 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £380
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £450
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £450
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £380
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, North Court to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
McGills Bus Service
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Perth, Canal Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Perth, Canal Street
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Aberdeen to Wemyss Bay.

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Loganair, easyJet, KLM and British Airways offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Wemyss Bay. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Aberdeen Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £4.

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