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There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Wemyss Bay by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Southampton to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip

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Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

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Fly Southampton to Edinburgh, train

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA)

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA)

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA)

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA)

Train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow, North Court to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Southampton East Park Terrace 1 to Bristol Bond St
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bond St to Edinburgh Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Glasgow
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Drive

  1. Drive from Southampton to Wemyss Bay

Southampton to Wemyss Bay by train and bus

The journey time between Southampton and Wemyss Bay is around 14h and covers a distance of around 472 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 27m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 34m. Operated by CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, First ScotRail Service and others, the Southampton to Wemyss Bay service departs from Southampton Central and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 33m
Layover time:
6h 27m
Total time:
14h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 34m
Journey distance:
472 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
£185
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:17
Last service departs at:
16:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Southampton to Wemyss Bay train and bus schedules

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Wemyss Bay is to bus and night bus which costs £23 - £30 and takes 14h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Wemyss Bay is to fly and train which costs £80 - £280 and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Southampton East Park Terrace 1 and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Bristol Bond St, Edinburgh Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 21m.

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The distance between Southampton and Wemyss Bay is 375 miles. The road distance is 458.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train which takes 9h 15m and costs £180 - £600.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Southampton to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Southampton to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Southampton East Park Terrace 1 station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 9h 15m and costs £180 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £75 and takes 12h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Southampton to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 375.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

You can take a train from Southampton to Wemyss Bay via Wolverhampton, Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 9h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Wemyss Bay via Bristol Bond St, Edinburgh Bus Station, Glasgow, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 12h 21m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £370
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £400
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £370
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£26 - £130
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£20 - £180
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £14
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £14
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £18
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £18
Train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £70
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£75 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £210
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£200 - £470
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£200 - £240
Anytime Day 1st Class
£330 - £470
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, North Court to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
McGills Bus Service
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Southampton East Park Terrace 1 to Bristol Bond St
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Bristol Bond St to Edinburgh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Wemyss Bay is 458 miles. It takes approximately 7h 33m to drive from Southampton to Wemyss Bay.

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Loganair offers flights from Southampton Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Wemyss Bay. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £85.

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