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There are 4 ways to get from Hexham to Wemyss Bay by train, night train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the train from Hexham to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay

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Train, night train, bus  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Hexham to Carlisle
  2. Take the night train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow, North Court to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

Bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Hexham, Priestpopple to Brampton, Cranstons 685
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Hexham to Wemyss Bay 160.1 miles

Hexham to Wemyss Bay by train and bus

The journey time between Hexham and Wemyss Bay is around 5h 4m and covers a distance of around 172 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 58m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 34m. Operated by Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service and others, the Hexham to Wemyss Bay service departs from Hexham and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 85 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 6m
Layover time:
1h 58m
Total time:
5h 4m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 34m
Journey distance:
172 miles
Services per week:
85
Cheapest price:
£46
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:59
Last service departs at:
22:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hexham to Wemyss Bay train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Hexham to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Hexham to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hexham to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Hexham, Priestpopple and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Brampton, Cranstons, Carlisle and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Hexham and Wemyss Bay is 127 miles. The road distance is 160.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Hexham to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train which takes 4h 9m and costs £45 - £190.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Hexham to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Hexham to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Stagecoach North West, depart from Hexham, Priestpopple station.

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The best way to get from Hexham to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 4h 9m and costs £45 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 30m.

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Hexham 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 Hexham to Wemyss Bay is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Hexham to Wemyss Bay.

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  • Distance: 127 miles
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between Hexham, England and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

You can take a train from Hexham to Wemyss Bay via Carlisle, Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 4h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hexham to Wemyss Bay via Brampton, Cranstons, Carlisle, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 6h 30m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
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
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hexham, Priestpopple to Brampton, Cranstons
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach North West
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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