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from Edinburgh to Paisley

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Paisley

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Scotrail

Travel 48 miles (78 km) by bus or train from Edinburgh to Paisley. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Paisley.

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FAQs

How do I go from Edinburgh to Paisley?

There are 2 ways to travel to Paisley from Edinburgh including taking a bus or train.

How do I get from Edinburgh to Paisley the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Paisley is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to Paisley:

A bus is $21 (€17) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Paisley costing on average $28 (€23).

What is the fastest way to travel from Edinburgh to Paisley?

The fastest way to get to Paisley from Edinburgh is by bus with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Paisley can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 39 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Edinburgh to Paisley?

Paisley is approximately 48 miles (78 km) away from Edinburgh.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Edinburgh to Paisley?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Paisley is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Edinburgh to Paisley as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Edinburgh and Paisley, where do I depart from Edinburgh and where do I arrive in Paisley?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Edinburgh to Paisley:

  • Trains from Edinburgh to Paisley most often leave from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Paisley Gilmour Street.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Edinburgh to Paisley?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Paisley:

  • You can travel to Paisley from Edinburgh by bus with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $7 (€6) with Megabus from Edinburgh to Paisley.
  • You can take a train from Edinburgh to Paisley with Scotrail. Cheap tickets can be found for $28 (€23) with Scotrail from Edinburgh to Paisley.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Edinburgh to Paisley?

Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Paisley often also extend their vacation to go to London, Glasgow or Prestwick. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Paisley and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Edinburgh to Paisley online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Edinburgh to Paisley, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $7 (€6) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $28 (€23) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Paisley tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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