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There are 4 ways to get from Isle of Islay to Wemyss Bay by ferry, car, bus, plane or train

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Ferry, drive

  1. Take the ferry from Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal to Kennacraig Ferry Terminal
  2. Drive from Tarbert, Bus Terminal to Wemyss Bay

Ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal to Kennacraig Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Fly to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from Islay (ILY) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip

Fly to Campbeltown, drive

  1. Fly from Islay (ILY) to Campbeltown (CAL)
  2. Drive from Campbeltown to Wemyss Bay
Isle of Islay → Wemyss Bay
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The cheapest way to get from Isle of Islay to Wemyss Bay is to ferry and drive which costs £23 - £40 and takes 6h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Isle of Islay to Wemyss Bay is to fly and train which costs £65 - £180 and takes 4h 10m.

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The distance between Isle of Islay and Wemyss Bay is 53 miles.

The best way to get from Isle of Islay to Wemyss Bay without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 9h 24m and costs £30 - £40.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from Isle of Islay to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Islay Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Islay Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Wemyss Bay. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Isle of Islay to Islay Airport is to line 451 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Isle of Islay to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 53.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 36m

What companies run services between Isle of Islay, Scotland and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Isle of Islay to Wemyss Bay. However, you can take the line 451 bus to Port Askaig, Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Kennacraig Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal, take the bus to Tarbert, Bus Terminal, then take the drive to Wemyss Bay. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Isle of Islay to Wemyss Bay via Port Askaig, Ferry Terminal, Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal, Kennacraig Ferry Terminal, Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 9h 24m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Islay to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Islay to Campbeltown via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £110
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £14
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £14
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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