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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Train

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Wemyss Bay

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay by bus

The bus journey time between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Wemyss Bay is around 3h 12m and covers a distance of around 75 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 36m. Operated by Megabus UK, Scottish Citylink and McGills Bus Service, the Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay bus service departs from Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 107 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
2h 43m
Layover time:
28 min
Total time:
3h 12m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2h 36m
Bus distance:
75 miles
Buses per week:
107
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:23
Last bus departs at:
16:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay bus schedules

Departing Saturday, October 23, 2021

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) → Wemyss Bay
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wemyss Bay is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wemyss Bay is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Wemyss Bay is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay is to drive, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 49m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Wemyss Bay is 59 miles. The road distance is 71.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay without a car is to bus which takes 2h 49m and costs £12 - £19.

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It takes approximately 2h 49m to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay is to bus which takes 2h 49m and costs £12 - £19. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £19 - £55 and takes 3h 10m.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 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 Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 59.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 49m

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay via Glasgow and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Wemyss Bay via Haymarket Station, Haymarket, Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Inverkip, and Inverkip, Station Avenue in around 3h 10m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
45 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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Wemyss Bay
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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