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There are 7 ways to get from Belfast to Wemyss Bay by car ferry, car, bus, plane or train

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Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Wemyss Bay

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Fly Belfast City to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip

5 alternative options

Car ferry, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Car ferry, bus via Ayr

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Largs, Burnlea Road

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh, train

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip

Fly Belfast City to Edinburgh, train

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Wemyss Bay is to fly and train which costs £40 - £170 and takes 4h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Wemyss Bay is to fly and train which costs £40 - £140 and takes 4h.

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The distance between Belfast and Wemyss Bay is 99 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Wemyss Bay without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 8h 45m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Belfast to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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easyJet offers flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Wemyss Bay. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs £4 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 98.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Wemyss Bay. However, you can take the drive to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, then take the drive to Wemyss Bay. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Wemyss Bay via Belfast Heron Road, Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 8h 45m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £280
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £130
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £200
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £460
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £200
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £460
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £14
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £14
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £18
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £18
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Largs, Burnlea Road
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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