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Duration 55 min
Distance 14.2 miles
Average price £11
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Dumbarton and Paisley takes 55 min and the fastest train takes 37 min. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Dumbarton to Paisley. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Dumbarton Central
  2. Glasgow Central
  3. Paisley
1h 11m
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£6 - £14

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No, there is no direct train from Dumbarton to Paisley. However, there are services departing from Dumbarton Central and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between Dumbarton and Paisley is 9 miles. The road distance is 14.2 miles.

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Dumbarton to Paisley train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Dumbarton Central station.

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Dumbarton to Paisley train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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There are 795+ hotels available in Paisley. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Dumbarton and Paisley?

You can take a train from Dumbarton to Paisley via Charing Cross (Glasgow) and Glasgow Central in around 1h 11m.
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