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

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Train, line 906 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Kilwinning to Largs
  2. Take the line 906 bus from Largs, Crawford Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

3 alternative options

Line 11 bus, line 585 bus, line 906 bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Kilwinning, McGavin Way to Ardrossan, Hill Street X36 / ...
  2. Take the line 585 bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street to Largs, Manse Court 585
  3. Take the line 906 bus from Largs, School Wynd to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay 22.2 miles

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay 22.2 miles

Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay by train and bus

The journey time between Kilwinning and Wemyss Bay is around 1h 16m and covers a distance of around 23 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 33 min. The fastest journey normally takes 43 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service, the Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay service departs from Kilwinning and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 117 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
42 min
Layover time:
33 min
Total time:
1h 16m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
43 min
Journey distance:
23 miles
Services per week:
117
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:21
Last service departs at:
23:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay train and bus schedules

Departing Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Kilwinning → Wemyss Bay
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The cheapest way to get from Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Kilwinning, McGavin Way and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Ardrossan, Hill Street and Largs, School Wynd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Kilwinning and Wemyss Bay is 18 miles. The road distance is 22.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train and line 906 bus which takes 57 min and costs £7 - £15.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Kilwinning, McGavin Way station.

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Kilwinning 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 Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay is 22 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay.

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Map of how to get from Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

You can take a bus from Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay via Ardrossan, Hill Street, Largs, Manse Court, and Largs, School Wynd in around 2h 11m.

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
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Largs, Crawford Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Largs, School Wynd to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilwinning, McGavin Way to Ardrossan, Hill Street
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street to Largs, Manse Court
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Kilwinning to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Station Taxis Kilwinning Station
Phone
+44 1294 603 603
McLelland Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1294 557 028
Kilwinning Taxi
Phone
+44 1294 556 001
Website
kilwinningtaxi.com

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