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There are 2 ways to get from Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay by bus or car

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Bus  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street to Buchanan Bus Station 926
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

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Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay 95.1 miles

Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay by bus

The bus journey time between Lochgilphead and Wemyss Bay is around 6h 7m and covers a distance of around 118 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 56m. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 14m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and McGills Bus Service, the Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay bus service departs from Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 34 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
4h 11m
Layover time:
1h 56m
Total time:
6h 7m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
4h 14m
Bus distance:
118 miles
Buses per week:
34
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:03
Last bus departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay bus schedules

Lochgilphead → Wemyss Bay
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wemyss Bay is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Wemyss Bay is 1 metre.

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The cost-effective way to get from Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay is to drive, which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Lochgilphead and Wemyss Bay is 24 miles. The road distance is 95.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay without a car is to bus which takes 4h 28m and costs £21 - £29.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street station.

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Lochgilphead 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 Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay is 95 miles. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay.

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  • Distance: 23.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

You can take a bus from Lochgilphead to Wemyss Bay via Buchanan Bus Station in around 4h 28m.

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