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

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Train  •  2h 5m

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

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Bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Buchanan Bus Station X24 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay 45.7 miles

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay 45.7 miles

Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Cumbernauld and Wemyss Bay is around 2h 1m and covers a distance of around 43 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 54 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 23m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, McGills Bus Service and Millport Motors, the Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay service departs from Croy and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 119 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 7m
Layover time:
54 min
Total time:
2h 1m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 23m
Journey distance:
43 miles
Services per week:
119
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:04
Last service departs at:
22:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay train, walk and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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It is 35 miles from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay. It is approximately 45.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £12 - £30.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £12 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £17 and takes 2h 13m.

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Cumbernauld 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 Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay is 46 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay.

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Map of how to get from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 35.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

You can take a train from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 2h 5m. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £6 and the journey takes 1h 34m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Croy to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £8
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
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
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cumbernauld Town Centre Bus Stances to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £11
Website
Megabus UK
Other operators
Taxi from Cumbernauld to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Kwik Kars
Phone
+44 1236 720 208
Website
kwikkars.co.uk
Express Cars
Phone
+44 1236 738 738
Website
expresscars-taxi.com
Cumbernauld Taxis & Private Hire
Phone
+44 1236 738 383
Website
cumbernauld-taxis.co.uk

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