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

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Train  •  2h 8m

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

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Bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

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Train, bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay 44.3 miles

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay 44.3 miles
Motherwell → Wemyss Bay
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The cheapest way to get from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay is to bus which costs £5 - £6 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Motherwell Library and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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It is 36 miles from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay. It is approximately 44.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs £9 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Motherwell to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs £9 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £6 and takes 2h 13m.

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Motherwell 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 Motherwell to Wemyss Bay is 44 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay.

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  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

You can take a train from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay via Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 2h 8m. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £6 and the journey takes 1h 34m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £9
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £9
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
TransPennine Express Service
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£1 - £50
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £50
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Motherwell to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Redline Cabs
Phone
+44 1698 266 633
Website
redline-cabs.co.uk
North Lanarkshire Private Hire
Phone
+44 1698 253 000

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