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

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

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Bus via Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay

Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Inverkeithing and Wemyss Bay is around 3h 16m and covers a distance of around 89 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 13m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 19m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER, CrossCountry and others, the Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay service departs from Inverkeithing 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:
2h 2m
Layover time:
1h 13m
Total time:
3h 16m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 19m
Journey distance:
89 miles
Services per week:
114
Cheapest price:
£20
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:19
Last service departs at:
23:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay train, walk and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Inverkeithing, Back O' Yards and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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It is 59 miles from Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay. It is approximately 77.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train which takes 3h 11m and costs £19 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Inverkeithing 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 Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 3h 11m and costs £19 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus via Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal, which costs £15 - £24 and takes 3h 30m.

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Inverkeithing 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 Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay.

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Map of how to get from Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 58.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 11m

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

You can take a train from Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay via Haymarket, Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 3h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Inverkeithing to Wemyss Bay via Edinburgh Airport, Airport, Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal, Glasgow, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 30m.

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
£9 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
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
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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