There are 5 ways to get from Dumbarton to Paisley by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 340 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 340 bus from Dumbarton, St Mary's Way (Sheriff Court) to Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital 340

$6

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Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Dumbarton Central to Hyndland
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street

$9 - $12

Line 1 bus, line 757 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Dumbarton, High Street (50 High Street) to Clydebank Railway Station 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 757 bus from Clydebank Railway Station to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road (Gilmour Street) 757

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dumbarton to Paisley 14.3 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Dumbarton to Paisley 14.3 miles

$3 - $5

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dumbarton, St Mary's Way (Sheriff Court) and arriving at Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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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 Hyndland and Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between Dumbarton and Paisley is 9 miles. The road distance is 14.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Dumbarton to Paisley without a car is to line 340 bus which takes 29 min and costs .

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The line 340 bus from Dumbarton, St Mary's Way (Sheriff Court) to Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital takes 29 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Dumbarton to Paisley bus services, operated by McColls Coaches, depart from Dumbarton, St Mary's Way (Sheriff Court) station.

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

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The best way to get from Dumbarton to Paisley is to line 340 bus which takes 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Dumbarton to Paisley bus services, operated by McColls Coaches, arrive at Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital station.

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

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Map of how to get from Dumbarton to Paisley.
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  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

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

McColls Coaches operates a bus from Dumbarton to Paisley every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dumbarton to Paisley via Hyndland, Glasgow Central Low Level, and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumbarton Central to Hyndland
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Bus operators
McColls Coaches
Phone
01389 754 321
Email
customer.services@mccolls.org.uk
Website
mccolls.org.uk
Bus from Dumbarton, St Mary's Way (Sheriff Court) to Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mccolls.org.uk
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Clydebank Railway Station to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road (Gilmour Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dumbarton to Paisley
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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Yes, the driving distance between Dumbarton to Paisley is 14 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Dumbarton to Paisley.

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