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There are 6 ways to get from Motherwell to Paisley by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Paisley Gilmour Street

$7 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus, line 9 bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Motherwell Library to Buchanan Bus Station X11
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Paisley, St Mirren Street 9

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Train via Glasgow Central  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street

$8 - $45

Train, line 26 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Paisley, Park Road 26

$9 - $45

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Motherwell to Paisley 22.4 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Motherwell to Paisley 22.4 miles

$4 - $7

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

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The quickest way to get from Motherwell to Paisley is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Motherwell to Paisley. However, there are services departing from Motherwell Library and arriving at Paisley, St Mirren Street via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Motherwell and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Motherwell and Paisley is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Motherwell to Paisley without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs £5 - £7.

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The train from Motherwell to Paisley Gilmour Street takes 34 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Motherwell to Paisley bus services, operated by First, depart from Motherwell Library station.

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

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The best way to get from Motherwell to Paisley is to train which takes 34 min and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus and line 9 bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Motherwell to Paisley.
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  • Distance: 17.5 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Motherwell to Paisley 3 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Motherwell to Paisley via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Motherwell Library to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Paisley, St Mirren Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Motherwell to Paisley
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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Motherwell to Paisley bus services, operated by First, arrive at Paisley, St Mirren Street station.

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Motherwell to Paisley train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Motherwell to Paisley is 22 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Motherwell to Paisley.

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