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There are 5 ways to get from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay by train, bus, night train or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay

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Bus

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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Night train, bus

  1. Take the night train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Drive

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay is to bus which costs £11 - £14 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 48m.

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The distance between Carlisle and Wemyss Bay is 103 miles. The road distance is 125.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs £30 - £160.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Carlisle to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Carlisle station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs £30 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £14 and takes 3h 48m.

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Carlisle 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 Carlisle to Wemyss Bay is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 103.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 55m

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

You can take a train from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay via Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 2h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to Wemyss Bay via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 48m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
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, Buchanan Street 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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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