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There are 4 ways to get from Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 38 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Greenock West to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Paisley, Abbey Close to Paisley, Linwood Road 38A / ...

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Bus  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Linwood Shopping Centre X7

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Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road 18.1 miles

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road 18.1 miles

Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road by train and bus

The journey time between Greenock and Paisley, Linwood Road is around 46 min and covers a distance of around 18 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 8 min. The fastest journey normally takes 36 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service, the Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road service departs from Greenock West and arrives in Paisley, Linwood Road. Typically 318 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
37 min
Layover time:
8 min
Total time:
46 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
36 min
Journey distance:
18 miles
Services per week:
318
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:11
Last service departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greenock 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 Greenock 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 Greenock station to Paisley, Linwood Road. However, there are services departing from Greenock, Bus Station and arriving at Paisley, Baronscourt Road via Linwood Shopping Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between Greenock and Paisley, Linwood Road is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road without a car is to train and line 38 bus which takes 44 min and costs £6 - £14.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road, including transfers.

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Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Greenock, Bus Station.

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Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Linwood Shopping Centre station.

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

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Map of how to get from Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road.
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  • Distance: 13.8 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Greenock, Scotland and Paisley, Linwood Road, Scotland?

McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Linwood Shopping Centre every 2 hours. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Greenock West to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Paisley, Abbey Close to Paisley, Linwood Road
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Linwood Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Greenock to Paisley, Linwood Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
JB Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 330 329
Inverclyde Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 734 563
Website
inverclydetaxis.co.uk
ABC Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 888 888
Website
abc-centraltaxis.com

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