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There are 9 ways to get from Swansea to Wemyss Bay by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff University to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

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Train via Preston

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Street to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Drive

  1. Drive from Swansea to Wemyss Bay

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow

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

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  4. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
  5. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA)

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA)

Swansea to Wemyss Bay by train and bus

The journey time between Swansea and Wemyss Bay is around 9h 21m and covers a distance of around 457 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 55m. Operated by Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast, First ScotRail Service and others, the Swansea to Wemyss Bay service departs from Swansea and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 23 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

23 Weekly Services
9h 21m Average Duration
£182 Cheapest Price
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Swansea → Wemyss Bay
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The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Wemyss Bay is to bus which costs £30 - £55 and takes 10h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Swansea to Wemyss Bay is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost £70 - £160 and takes 6h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Swansea Bus Station and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Cardiff University and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 4m.

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The distance between Swansea and Wemyss Bay is 299 miles. The road distance is 413.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train which takes 9h 21m and costs £180 - £450.

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It takes approximately 9h 21m to get from Swansea to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Swansea to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Swansea Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 9h 21m and costs £180 - £450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 10h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Swansea 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 Swansea to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 299.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 21m

What companies run services between Swansea, Wales and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

You can take a train from Swansea to Wemyss Bay via Crewe, Glasgow Central, Inverkip, and Inverkip, Station Avenue in around 9h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swansea to Wemyss Bay via Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff University, Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 10h 4m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£23 - £110
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£23 - £110
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£18 - £95
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£230 - £310
Train from Crewe to Preston
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 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
TransPennine Express Service
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £22
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£18 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Train from Swansea to Reading
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Parkway to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£190 - £460
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£190 - £240
Anytime Day 1st Class
£330 - £460
Train from Bristol Parkway to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Bus operators
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 Swansea Bus Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cardiff University to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Website
Megabus UK
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Swansea to Wemyss Bay is 413 miles. It takes approximately 7h 26m to drive from Swansea to Wemyss Bay.

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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