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

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Bus, train, line 906 bus  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station Sl
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Kilwinning
  3. Take the train from Kilwinning to Largs
  4. Take the line 906 bus from Largs, Crawford Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

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Bus via Ayr  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Largs, Burnlea Road 585

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Cairnryan Harbour to Wemyss Bay 83.6 miles
Cairnryan Harbour → Wemyss Bay
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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan Harbour to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan Harbour to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan Harbour to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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It is 64 miles from Cairnryan Harbour to Wemyss Bay. It is approximately 83.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan Harbour to Wemyss Bay without a car is to bus and train and line 906 bus which takes 3h 31m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Cairnryan Harbour to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Cairnryan Harbour to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal station.

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Cairnryan Harbour 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 Cairnryan Harbour to Wemyss Bay is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Cairnryan Harbour to Wemyss Bay.

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

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  • Distance: 63.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 31m

What companies run services between Cairnryan Harbour, Scotland and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Cairnryan Harbour to Wemyss Bay via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 58m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Kilwinning
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £10
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from Kilwinning to Largs
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £11
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
Bus operators
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Dodds of Troon
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Largs, Crawford Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
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 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

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