There are 5 ways to get from Cardonald to Paisley by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  5 min

  1. Take the train from Hillington East to Paisley Gilmour Street

$2 - $4

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Bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardonald, Forfar Avenue to Paisley, St Mirren Street 9 / ...

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Bus, line 51 bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardonald, Forfar Avenue to Paisley, St Mirren Street 9 / ...
  2. Take the line 51 bus from Paisley Town Hall to Paisley, Mary Street 26 / ...

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardonald to Paisley 4.1 miles

$12 - $16

Walk  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Walk from Cardonald to Paisley 4.4 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardonald, Forfar Avenue and arriving at Paisley, St Mirren Street. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hillington East and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between Cardonald and Paisley is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Cardonald to Paisley without a car is to train which takes 5 min and costs .

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The train from Hillington East to Paisley Gilmour Street takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Cardonald to Paisley bus services, operated by First, depart from Cardonald, Forfar Avenue station.

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Cardonald to Paisley train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Hillington East station.

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The best way to get from Cardonald to Paisley is to train which takes 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 min.

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Cardonald to Paisley bus services, operated by First, arrive at Paisley, St Mirren Street station.

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

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Map of how to get from Cardonald to Paisley.
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  • Distance: 3.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 min

What companies run services between Cardonald, Scotland and Paisley, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Cardonald to Paisley every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 5 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Cardonald to Paisley every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 13 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Hillington East to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Cardonald, Forfar Avenue to Paisley, St Mirren Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Paisley Town Hall to Paisley, Mary Street
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Key Coaches
Phone
01505 358589
Bus from Hillington, Watt Road to Glenburn, Lothian Crescent
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Cardonald to Paisley
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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