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There are 4 ways to get from Alloa to Wemyss Bay by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the train from Alloa to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, North Court to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

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Bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Buchanan Bus Station X24 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

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Train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Alloa to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Alloa to Wemyss Bay 64.8 miles

Alloa to Wemyss Bay by train and bus

The journey time between Alloa and Wemyss Bay is around 2h 34m and covers a distance of around 71 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 17 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h. Operated by First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service, the Alloa to Wemyss Bay service departs from Alloa and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 112 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 16m
Layover time:
17 min
Total time:
2h 34m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h
Journey distance:
71 miles
Services per week:
112
Cheapest price:
£13
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:16
Last service departs at:
23:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alloa to Wemyss Bay train and bus schedules

Alloa → 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 Alloa to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Alloa to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alloa to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Alloa, Shillinghill and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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The distance between Alloa and Wemyss Bay is 46 miles. The road distance is 64.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Alloa to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 31m and costs £13 - £29.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Alloa to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Alloa to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital station.

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The best way to get from Alloa to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs £17 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 3h 17m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Alloa to Wemyss Bay is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Alloa to Wemyss Bay.

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  • Distance: 45.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

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

You can take a train from Alloa to Wemyss Bay via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 2h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alloa to Wemyss Bay via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital and Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 17m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Alloa to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £23
Train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
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
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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