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There are 4 ways to get from Fairlie to Wemyss Bay by bus, taxi or car

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Line 906 bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the line 906 bus from Largs, Crawford Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

3 alternative options

Line 585 bus, line 906 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 585 bus from Fairlie, The Causeway to Largs, Manse Court 585
  2. Take the line 906 bus from Largs, School Wynd to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fairlie to Wemyss Bay 10.4 miles

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Fairlie to Wemyss Bay 10.4 miles

Fairlie to Wemyss Bay by train and bus

The journey time between Fairlie and Wemyss Bay is around 57 min and covers a distance of around 10 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 36 min. The fastest journey normally takes 22 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service, the Fairlie to Wemyss Bay service departs from Fairlie and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 118 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
21 min
Layover time:
36 min
Total time:
57 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
22 min
Journey distance:
10 miles
Services per week:
118
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:13
Last service departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Fairlie to Wemyss Bay train and bus schedules

Departing Monday, September 27, 2021

Fairlie → Wemyss Bay
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  • 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: 25 Sep 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Fairlie to Wemyss Bay is to drive, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fairlie to Wemyss Bay is to taxi which costs £24 - £29 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fairlie to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Fairlie, The Causeway and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Largs, School Wynd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Fairlie and Wemyss Bay is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fairlie to Wemyss Bay without a car is to line 906 bus which takes 36 min and costs £4 - £6.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from Fairlie to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Fairlie to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Fairlie, The Causeway station.

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Fairlie 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 Fairlie to Wemyss Bay is 10 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Fairlie to Wemyss Bay.

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  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Largs, Crawford Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 17 min.

Bus operators
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 Largs, School Wynd to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fairlie, The Causeway to Largs, Manse Court
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Fairlie to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
£24 - £29
Cumbrae Cabs
Phone
+44 1475 530 666
Caldwell's Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 530 700
Brisbane Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 689 990
Bond Cars
Phone
+44 1475 670 007
Eddie's Cabs
Phone
+44 1294 822 812
D M Taxis
Phone
+44 7821 568 255

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