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

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Train, line 38 bus via Johnstone  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Central 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 904 / ...

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Train, line 38 bus  •  1h 59m

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

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 50m

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

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road 24.8 miles

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road 24.8 miles

Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Helensburgh and Paisley, Linwood Road is around 1h 47m and covers a distance of around 35 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 41 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 17m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service, the Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road service departs from Helensburgh Central and arrives in Paisley, Linwood Toll. Typically 214 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 5m
Layover time:
41 min
Total time:
1h 47m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 17m
Journey distance:
35 miles
Services per week:
214
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:54
Last service departs at:
23:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road train, walk and bus schedules

Departing Sunday, October 17, 2021

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paisley, Linwood Road is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Paisley, Linwood Road is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 30 min.

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The fastest way to get from Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £50 - £65 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh, Argyle Street West and arriving at Paisley, Linwood Road via Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Paisley, Linwood Road is 15 miles. The road distance is 24.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road without a car is to train and line 38 bus via Johnstone which takes 1h 40m and costs £9 - £24.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road, including transfers.

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Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road bus services, operated by Carrs Loch Lomond, depart from Helensburgh, Argyle Street West station.

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Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road bus services, operated by Carrs Loch Lomond, arrive at Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road is 25 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road.

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  • Distance: 15.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

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

Carrs Loch Lomond operates a bus from Helensburgh, Argyle Street West to Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital once daily, and the journey takes 1h 12m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Helensburgh Central to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £14
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £14
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
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
Carrs Loch Lomond
Bus from Helensburgh, Argyle Street West to Paisley, Royal Alexandra Hospital
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Other operators
Taxi from Helensburgh to Paisley, Linwood Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Neptune Taxis
Phone
+44 800 677 777
Mike's Taxis
Phone
+44 1389 841 642
Website
helensburghtaxi.co.uk
Kilcreggan Taxis
Phone
+44 7881 401 463

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