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

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Train via Lockerbie  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Lockerbie to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip

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Bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Buchanan Bus Station X74
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place 901 / ...

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Train  •  5h 30m

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

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from Thornhill to Wemyss Bay 76.1 miles
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The cheapest way to get from Thornhill to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Thornhill to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thornhill to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Thornhill, Cross and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Dumfries, Whitesands and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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The distance between Thornhill and Wemyss Bay is 63 miles. The road distance is 76.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Thornhill to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train via Lockerbie which takes 5h 11m and costs £35 - £130.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Thornhill to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Thornhill to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Dumfries, Whitesands station.

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The best way to get from Thornhill to Wemyss Bay is to train via Lockerbie which takes 5h 11m and costs £35 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £22 and takes 5h 28m.

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Thornhill 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 Thornhill to Wemyss Bay is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from Thornhill to Wemyss Bay.

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  • Distance: 63 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

You can take a train from Thornhill to Wemyss Bay via Dumfries, Whitesands, Lockerbie, Bridge Street, Lockerbie, Glasgow Central, Inverkip, and Inverkip, Station Avenue in around 5h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thornhill to Wemyss Bay via Dumfries, Whitesands and Buchanan Bus Station in around 5h 28m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
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 Dumfries to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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