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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, North Court to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Cheapest option

Bus via Dunfermline

  1. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

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Train

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

Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Dundee to Wemyss Bay

Dundee to Wemyss Bay by train and bus

The journey time between Dundee and Wemyss Bay is around 3h 52m and covers a distance of around 117 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 54 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 57m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service, the Dundee to Wemyss Bay service departs from Dundee and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 67 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 58m
Layover time:
54 min
Total time:
3h 52m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 57m
Journey distance:
117 miles
Services per week:
67
Cheapest price:
£23
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:48
Last service departs at:
21:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dundee to Wemyss Bay train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Dundee to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Dundee to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dundee station to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Seagate Bus Station and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Dundee and Wemyss Bay is 84 miles. The road distance is 113.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Dundee to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 12m and costs £22 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Dundee to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Dundee to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Seagate Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Dundee to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs £26 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £29 and takes 3h 33m.

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Dundee 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 Dundee to Wemyss Bay is 113 miles. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Dundee to Wemyss Bay.

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Map of how to get from Dundee to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 84.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 12m

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

You can take a train from Dundee to Wemyss Bay via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 3h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dundee to Wemyss Bay via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 33m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
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 Seagate Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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