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There are 10 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

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Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from London Finchley Road to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Drive

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay

Fly London City to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip

Subway to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow, train

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Paddington station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA)
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip

Subway to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow, train

  1. Take the subway from Green Park station to Tottenham Hale station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA)
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip

Subway, train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to West Hampstead station
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA)
  4. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Inverkip

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip

Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay by subway, train and bus

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Wemyss Bay is around 7h 35m and covers a distance of around 434 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 51m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 14m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Avanti West Coast, First ScotRail Service and others, the Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay service departs from Waterloo station and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 79 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 44m
Layover time:
1h 51m
Total time:
7h 35m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 14m
Journey distance:
434 miles
Services per week:
79
Cheapest price:
£161
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:35
Last service departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay subway, train and bus schedules

Departing Thursday, September 23, 2021

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The cost-effective way to get from Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay is to bus, which costs £20 - £50 and takes 11h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay is to fly and train which costs £60 - £220 and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via London Victoria Coach Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 42m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Wemyss Bay is 362 miles. The road distance is 434.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train which takes 7h 11m and costs £160 - £600.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 7h 11m and costs £160 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £50 and takes 11h 42m.

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

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Waterloo Station 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 Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 362.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 11m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

You can take a train from Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay via Euston station, London Euston, Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 7h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 11h 42m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
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 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£20 - £180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £140
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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 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 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
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo station to Paddington station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Green Park station to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Waterloo station to West Hampstead station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from London Finchley Road to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £35
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay is 435 miles. It takes approximately 7h 17m to drive from Waterloo Station to Wemyss Bay.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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