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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Glasgow, Bath Street
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, North Court to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Line 11 bus, train

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Kilwinning, Coodham Place
  2. Take the train from Kilwinning to Largs

Train

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay

Drive

  1. Drive from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay

Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay by bus and walk

The journey time between Kilmarnock and Wemyss Bay is around 2h 29m and covers a distance of around 57 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 58m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland and McGills Bus Service, the Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay service departs from Kilmarnock, Bus Station and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 127 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 9m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
2h 29m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 58m
Journey distance:
57 miles
Services per week:
127
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:10
Last service departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilmarnock station to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock, Bus Station and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Glasgow, North Court. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Kilmarnock and Wemyss Bay is 25 miles. The road distance is 34 miles.

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The best way to get from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay without a car is to bus which takes 2h 26m and costs £8 - £11.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Kilmarnock, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay is to bus which takes 2h 26m and costs £8 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £13 - £40 and takes 2h 32m.

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Kilmarnock 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 Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay is 34 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay.

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Map of how to get from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 24.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

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

You can take a bus from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay via Glasgow, Bath Street and Glasgow, North Court in around 2h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay via Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 2h 32m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilwinning to Largs
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
Train from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £16
Train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Glasgow, Bath Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Kilwinning, Coodham Place
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Kilmarnock to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
£70 - £85
Thistle Cabs
Phone
+44 1563 522 222
Website
thistle-cabs.co.uk
Hurlford Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1563 544 882
Bel-Air Taxis
Phone
+44 1563 550 810

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