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There are 5 ways to get from Sunderland to Wemyss Bay by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

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Bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow National Express
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

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Night bus, bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the night bus from Sunderland Interchange to Glasgow Ukn10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

Drive  •  3h 28m

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Wemyss Bay 195.5 miles

Fly  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Glasgow (GLA) NCL - GLA

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The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Wemyss Bay is to night bus and bus which costs £17 - £22 and takes 6h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Sunderland to Wemyss Bay is to drive which takes 3h 28m and costs £30 - £50.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunderland to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Sunderland Interchange and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 23m.

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The distance between Sunderland and Wemyss Bay is 154 miles. The road distance is 195.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 53m and costs £30 - £270.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Sunderland to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Sunderland to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Sunderland Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Wemyss Bay is to bus which takes 7h 7m and costs £13 - £65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £26 - £140 and takes 6h 58m.

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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Sunderland 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 Sunderland to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 154.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

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

You can take a bus from Sunderland to Wemyss Bay via Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, Glasgow, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 7h 7m. Alternatively, easyJet, KLM and three other airlines fly from Sunderland to Wemyss Bay every 3 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £200
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£65 - £200
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£65 - £200
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£16 - £130
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
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
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
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Sunderland Interchange to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Sunderland to Wemyss Bay is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3h 28m to drive from Sunderland to Wemyss Bay.

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Ryanair, KLM, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Wemyss Bay. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 54 min and costs £1 - £4.

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