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

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Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay

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Bus  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Pitt Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

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Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Wemyss Bay 32.5 miles

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Wemyss Bay 32.5 miles

Glasgow to Wemyss Bay by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Wemyss Bay is around 52 min and covers a distance of around 30 miles. The fastest train normally takes 48 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to Wemyss Bay train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Wemyss Bay. Typically 128 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
52 min
Fastest train time:
48 min
Train distance:
30 miles
Trains per week:
128
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:03
Last train departs at:
22:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Wemyss Bay train schedules

Glasgow → Wemyss Bay
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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: 15 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Wemyss Bay is to bus which costs £5 - £6 and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Wemyss Bay is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Pitt Street and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Wemyss Bay. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Wemyss Bay is 25 miles. The road distance is 32.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs £7 - £20.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Glasgow, Pitt Street station.

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Glasgow to Wemyss Bay train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 50 min and costs £7 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £6 and takes 1h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 24.7 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £20 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Glasgow, Pitt Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £6 and the journey takes 1h 21m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk

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Glasgow to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place station.

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Glasgow to Wemyss Bay train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Wemyss Bay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Wemyss Bay is 32 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Glasgow to Wemyss Bay.

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