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There are 5 ways to get from Balloch to Wemyss Bay by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 33m

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

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Train  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Balloch to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay

Line 926 bus, bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the line 926 bus from Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balloch to Wemyss Bay 31.9 miles

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Balloch to Wemyss Bay 31.9 miles

Balloch to Wemyss Bay by train and bus

The journey time between Balloch and Wemyss Bay is around 2h 37m and covers a distance of around 54 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 18 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 5m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service, the Balloch to Wemyss Bay service departs from Balloch and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 138 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 18m
Layover time:
18 min
Total time:
2h 37m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 5m
Journey distance:
54 miles
Services per week:
138
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:08
Last service departs at:
22:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Balloch to Wemyss Bay train and bus schedules

Departing Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Balloch to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The fastest way to get from Balloch to Wemyss Bay is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £65 - £85 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Balloch to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between Balloch and Wemyss Bay is 14 miles. The road distance is 31.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Balloch to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 33m and costs £9 - £19.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Balloch to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Balloch to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road station.

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The best way to get from Balloch to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 2h 38m and costs £13 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 926 bus and bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 2h 41m.

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Balloch 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 Balloch to Wemyss Bay is 32 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Balloch to Wemyss Bay.

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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 33m

What companies run services between Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

You can take a train from Balloch to Wemyss Bay via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 2h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Balloch to Wemyss Bay via Buchanan Bus Station in around 2h 41m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Balloch to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £13
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Balloch to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Wright's Taxis
Phone
+44 1389 721 020
TOA Taxis Alexandria
Phone
+44 1389 742 121
George's Taxi Service
Phone
+44 7770 365 227

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