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

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Recommended

Train, line 906 bus

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

Cheapest

Line 585 bus, line 906 bus

  1. Take the line 585 bus from Saltcoats, North Ayrshire Museum to Largs, Manse Court
  2. Take the line 906 bus from Largs, School Wynd to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay

Drive

  1. Drive from Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay

Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay by train and bus

The journey time between Saltcoats and Wemyss Bay is around 1h 8m and covers a distance of around 19 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 33 min. The fastest journey normally takes 36 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service, the Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay service departs from Saltcoats 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:
35 min
Layover time:
33 min
Total time:
1h 8m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
36 min
Journey distance:
19 miles
Services per week:
117
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:28
Last service departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay train and bus schedules

Departing Friday, September 17, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Saltcoats, North Ayrshire Museum and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Largs, School Wynd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between Saltcoats and Wemyss Bay is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train and line 906 bus which takes 50 min and costs £6 - £12.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Saltcoats, North Ayrshire Museum station.

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Saltcoats 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 Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay is 21 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay.

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Map of how to get from Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay via Largs, Manse Court and Largs, School Wynd in around 1h 18m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Saltcoats to Largs
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £8
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 Saltcoats, North Ayrshire Museum to Largs, Manse Court
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Saltcoats to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
West Coast Taxis
Phone
+44 1294 605 605
P & H Taxis
Phone
+44 1294 480 089

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