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There are 5 ways to get from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central

£2 - £5

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Rideshare  •  1h

  1. Take the rideshare from Paisley to Glasgow 9.2 miles

£2

3 alternative options

Line 38 bus  •  1h

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Paisley, West Brae to Glasgow, Argyle Street 38A / ...

£3 - £4

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station 9.6 miles

£22 - £27

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station 9.6 miles

£1 - £3

Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station by train

The train journey time between Paisley St James and Glasgow Central Station is around 18 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest train normally takes 14 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station train service departs from Paisley St James and arrives in Glasgow Central. Typically 280 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18 min
Fastest train time:
14 min
Train distance:
8 miles
Trains per week:
280
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:52
Last train departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station train schedules

Paisley St James → Glasgow Central Station
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The cheapest way to get from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station is to taxi which costs £22 - £27 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paisley, West Brae and arriving at Glasgow, Argyle Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paisley St James and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Paisley St James and Glasgow Central Station is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £2 - £5.

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The train from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Paisley, West Brae station.

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Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Paisley St James station.

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The best way to get from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 19 min and costs £2 - £5. Alternatively, you can line 38 bus, which costs £3 - £4 and takes 1h.

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Map of how to get from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station.
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  • Distance: 7.2 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Paisley St James, Scotland and Glasgow Central Station, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £5 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Paisley, West Brae to Glasgow, Argyle Street every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paisley to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£2
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
£22 - £27
Renfrewshire Cab Co
Phone
+44 141 887 7770
Website
renfrewshirecabco.co.uk
Paisley Taxis
Phone
+44 141 884 8888
Website
paisleytaxis.com
Gryffe Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1505 322 255
Website
gryfferadiocars.co.uk

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Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Glasgow, Argyle Street station.

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Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station is 10 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central Station.

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