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

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Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Barrhead

£4 - £11

4 alternative options

Line 4 bus, bus  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Church Street to Glasgow, Central Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Paisley, Storie Street 38 / ...

£5 - £10

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kilmarnock to Paisley 21.4 miles

£45 - £55

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Kilmarnock to Paisley 21.4 miles

£3 - £6

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kilmarnock to Paisley 21.4 miles

£24 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Kilmarnock to Paisley is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kilmarnock to Paisley is to train which costs £4 - £11 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilmarnock to Paisley. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock, Church Street and arriving at Paisley, Storie Street via Glasgow, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kilmarnock and arriving at Barrhead. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Kilmarnock and Paisley is 15 miles. The road distance is 21.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Kilmarnock to Paisley without a car is to train which takes 24 min and costs £4 - £11.

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The train from Kilmarnock to Barrhead takes 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kilmarnock to Paisley bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Kilmarnock, Church Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Kilmarnock to Paisley is to train which takes 24 min and costs £4 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 4 bus and bus, which costs £5 - £10 and takes 1h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Kilmarnock to Paisley.
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Kilmarnock to Barrhead hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £11 and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kilmarnock to Paisley via Glasgow, Central Station in around 1h 39m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilmarnock to Barrhead
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Church Street to Glasgow, Central Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Paisley, Storie Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Kilmarnock to Paisley
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£24 - £35
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uber.com
Assist
£24 - £35
UberX
£24 - £35
UberXL
£35 - £50
Exec
£45 - £65
Taxi from Kilmarnock to Paisley
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
Thistle Cabs
Phone
+44 1563 522 222
Website
thistle-cabs.co.uk
Hurlford Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1563 544 882
Bel-Air Taxis
Phone
+44 1563 550 810

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Kilmarnock to Paisley bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Paisley, Storie Street station.

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Kilmarnock to Paisley train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Barrhead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilmarnock to Paisley is 21 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Kilmarnock to Paisley.

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