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

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Glasgow, Bath Street X76 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, West George Street to Paisley, St Mirren Street 9 / ...

$7 - $10

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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The cheapest way to get from Kilmarnock to Paisley is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kilmarnock to Paisley is to train which costs £4 - £7 and takes 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 train from Kilmarnock to Barrhead takes 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilmarnock station to Paisley. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) and arriving at Paisley, St Mirren Street via Glasgow, West George Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 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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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, Bath Street and Glasgow, West George Street in around 1 h 15 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
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Glasgow, Bath Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Kilmarnock to Paisley
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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