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There are 5 ways to get from Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 340 bus

  1. Take the line 340 bus from Rosshead, Halkett Crescent to Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital

Cheapest option

Train, line 38 bus

  1. Take the train from Balloch to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Glasgow, West George Street to Paisley, Linwood Road

3 alternative options

Train, line 38 bus via Johnstone

  1. Take the train from Balloch to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Johnstone
  3. Take the line 38 bus from Johnstone Station to Paisley, Linwood Toll

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road

Drive

  1. Drive from Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road

Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road by bus

The bus journey time between Balloch and Paisley, Linwood Road is around 4h 37m and covers a distance of around 21 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 43m. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 6m. Operated by Columbuzz and McGills Bus Service, the Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road bus service departs from Rosshead, Halkett Crescent and arrives in Paisley, Linwood Road. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
53 min
Layover time:
3h 43m
Total time:
4h 37m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
1h 6m
Bus distance:
21 miles
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
14:04
Last bus departs at:
18:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road bus schedules

Balloch → Paisley, Linwood Road
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paisley, Linwood Road is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The fastest way to get from Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs £40 - £50.

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No, there is no direct bus from Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road. However, there are services departing from Rosshead, Halkett Crescent and arriving at Paisley, Linwood Road via Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.

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The distance between Balloch and Paisley, Linwood Road is 12 miles. The road distance is 18.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road without a car is to line 340 bus which takes 1h 24m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road, including transfers.

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Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road bus services, operated by Columbuzz, depart from Rosshead, Halkett Crescent station.

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Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road bus services, operated by Columbuzz, arrive at Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road.

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There are 281+ hotels available in Paisley, Linwood Road. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 12.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

What companies run services between Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland and Paisley, Linwood Road, Scotland?

Columbuzz operates a bus from Rosshead, Halkett Crescent to Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital 4 times a week, and the journey takes 46 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Balloch to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £13
Train from Glasgow Central to Johnstone
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Bus operators
Columbuzz
Website
columbuzz.nl
Bus from Rosshead, Halkett Crescent to Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Columbuzz
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Johnstone Station to Paisley, Linwood Toll
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Glasgow, West George Street to Paisley, Linwood Road
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Balloch to Paisley, Linwood Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Wright's Taxis
Phone
+44 1389 721 020
TOA Taxis Alexandria
Phone
+44 1389 742 121
George's Taxi Service
Phone
+44 7770 365 227

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