How to travel from Paisley to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Paisley to Edinburgh

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 1 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 1 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or ScotRail

Take a bus or train to travel 48 miles (78 km) to Edinburgh from Paisley. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or ScotRail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Paisley to Edinburgh.

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from Paisley to Edinburgh

How to get from Paisley to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Paisley to Edinburgh is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Megabus
10:15AM1h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:38AMEdinburgh
$91One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Megabus
10:15AM1h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:38AMEdinburgh
$91One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Megabus
08:45PM0h58
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
09:43PMEdinburgh
$181One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Megabus
10:00AM1h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:23AMEdinburgh
$91One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
09:45AM1h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:08AMEdinburgh
$91One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
10:30AM1h23
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:53AMEdinburgh
$91One-way
0 transfers

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Travel on ScotRail and CrossCountry travel to Edinburgh from Paisley at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    FAQs: Travel from Paisley to Edinburgh

    FAQs: Travel to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paisley to Edinburgh.
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    There are 2 ways to get from Paisley to Edinburgh: bus or train.

    The cheapest way to travel between Paisley and Edinburgh is a bus with an average price of $8 (€7).

    This is compared to other travel options from Paisley to Edinburgh:

    A bus is $20 (€17) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paisley to Edinburgh costing on average $28 (€24).

    The quickest way to travel between Paisley and Edinburgh is by bus, which takes on average 1 h 14 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Train takes on average 1 h 26 min.

    The distance from Paisley to Edinburgh is approximately 48 miles (78 km).

    The average frequency per day from Paisley to Edinburgh is:

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

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

      • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Paisley to Edinburgh depart from Paisley Canal to Edinburgh Waverley.

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

      • You can go to Edinburgh from Paisley by bus with Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $8 (€7) with Megabus from Paisley to Edinburgh on Omio.
      • You can go to Edinburgh from Paisley by train with ScotRail or CrossCountry. You'll see cheap train tickets for $28 (€24) with ScotRail from Paisley to Edinburgh on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Paisley to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

      • Take a direct bus with Megabus.
      • Direct services by train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Paisley to Edinburgh.

      Your trip from Paisley to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow, Inverness, Manchester or Aberdeen to your Paisley to Edinburgh tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

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