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

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Train  •  2h 13m

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

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church to Buchanan Bus Station X37
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

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Train, bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Falkirk Grahamston to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, North Court to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

Bus via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Buchanan Bus Station X24 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Falkirk to Wemyss Bay 55.6 miles

Falkirk to Wemyss Bay by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Falkirk and Wemyss Bay is around 2h 13m and covers a distance of around 53 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 58 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 33m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, McGills Bus Service and Millport Motors, the Falkirk to Wemyss Bay service departs from Falkirk High and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 114 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 15m
Layover time:
58 min
Total time:
2h 13m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 33m
Journey distance:
53 miles
Services per week:
114
Cheapest price:
£14
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:10
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Falkirk to Wemyss Bay train, walk and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Falkirk to Wemyss Bay is to bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 3h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Falkirk to Wemyss Bay is to drive which takes 1h 6m and costs £8 - £13.

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No, there is no direct bus from Falkirk to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Falkirk and Wemyss Bay is 44 miles. The road distance is 55.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Falkirk to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs £14 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Falkirk to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Falkirk to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital station.

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The best way to get from Falkirk to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs £14 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 3h 3m.

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Falkirk 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 Falkirk to Wemyss Bay is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Falkirk to Wemyss Bay.

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Map of how to get from Falkirk to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 43.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 13m

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

You can take a train from Falkirk to Wemyss Bay via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 2h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Falkirk to Wemyss Bay via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital and Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 3m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Falkirk High to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £14
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £14
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 Falkirk Grahamston to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
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
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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