There are 4 ways to get from Kilmarnock to Paisley by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Barrhead

$6 - $9

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Bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Church Street to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X71 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Paisley, Storie Street 38 / ...

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kilmarnock to Paisley 21.3 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Kilmarnock to Paisley 21.3 miles

$4 - $7

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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 1 h 13 min.

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

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The distance between Kilmarnock and Paisley is 15 miles. The road distance is 21.3 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 .

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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 . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 13 min.

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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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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 Paisley hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 24 min. Northern Rail also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kilmarnock to Paisley via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane and Glasgow, Central Station in around 1 h 13 min.

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
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Church Street to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Kilmarnock to Paisley
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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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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