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

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Train, line 38 bus  •  4h 19m

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

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Bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Inverness to Glasgow Inverness - Edinburgh Bus Station / ...

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street

Bus via Cumbernauld  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Inverness to Cumbernauld Town Centre Bus Stances Inverness - Glasgow

Drive  •  3h 14m

  1. Drive from Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road 173 miles

Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road by train and bus

The journey time between Inverness and Paisley, Linwood Road is around 5h 35m and covers a distance of around 189 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 23m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 13m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service. Typically 25 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 11m
Layover time:
1h 23m
Total time:
5h 35m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 13m
Journey distance:
189 miles
Services per week:
25
Cheapest price:
£41
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:45
Last service departs at:
20:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road train and bus schedules

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

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

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road is to bus via Cumbernauld which costs £19 - £40 and takes 7h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road. However, there are services departing from Inverness and arriving at Paisley, Linwood Road via Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between Inverness and Paisley, Linwood Road is 114 miles. The road distance is 173 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road without a car is to train and line 38 bus which takes 4h 19m and costs £40 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road, including transfers.

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Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Inverness station.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs £30 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £50 and takes 4h 42m.

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Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3h 14m to drive from Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road.

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  • Distance: 114.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

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

You can take a train from Inverness to Paisley, Linwood Road via Perth, Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Johnstone, and Johnstone Station in around 4h 29m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Inverness to Glasgow 5 times a day. Tickets cost £12 - £20 and the journey takes 3h 35m. Scottish Citylink also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £140
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Inverness to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Inverness to Cumbernauld Town Centre Bus Stances
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£14 - £23
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 3 to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink

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