There are 6 ways to get from Helensburgh to Paisley by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Central to Hyndland
  2. Take the train from Hyndland to Glasgow Central Low Level
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street

$11 - $15

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Bus, line 757 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh Railway Station to Clydebank Railway Station 1B
  2. Take the line 757 bus from Clydebank Railway Station to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road (Gilmour Street) 757

$8 - $10

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh, Stafford Street to Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital 340

$10

Train, line 757 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Central to Dalmuir
  2. Take the line 757 bus from Dalmuir, Swindon Street to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road (Gilmour Street) 757

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Paisley 25.3 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Paisley 25.3 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Helensburgh, Stafford Street and arriving at Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Helensburgh to Paisley. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh Central and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street via Hyndland and Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Paisley is 17 miles. The road distance is 25.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Paisley without a car is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Helensburgh to Paisley, including transfers.

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Helensburgh to Paisley bus services, operated by McColls Coaches, depart from Helensburgh, Stafford Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Paisley is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 12 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Helensburgh to Paisley.
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  • Distance: 16.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Helensburgh to Paisley via Hyndland, Glasgow Central Low Level, and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, McColls Coaches operates a bus from Helensburgh to Paisley twice daily. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Helensburgh Central to Hyndland
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
Train from Hyndland to Glasgow Central Low Level
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1
Anytime Day Single
$1
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
Train from Helensburgh Central to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
McColls Coaches
Phone
01389 754 321
Email
customer.services@mccolls.org.uk
Website
mccolls.org.uk
Bus from Helensburgh, Stafford Street to Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
mccolls.org.uk
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Dalmuir, Swindon Street to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road (Gilmour Street)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
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
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Taxi from Helensburgh to Paisley
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Helensburgh to Paisley is 25 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Helensburgh to Paisley.

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