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

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Train  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)

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Line 26 bus, train  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Paisley, Espedair Burn to Glasgow, Bath Street 26
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paisley to Armadale 35.8 miles

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Paisley to Armadale 35.8 miles

Paisley to Armadale by train and walk

The journey time between Paisley and Armadale is around 1h 13m and covers a distance of around 30 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 17 min. The fastest journey normally takes 52 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Paisley to Armadale service departs from Paisley Gilmour Street and arrives in Armadale (W Lothian). Typically 251 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
56 min
Layover time:
17 min
Total time:
1h 13m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
52 min
Journey distance:
30 miles
Services per week:
251
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:17
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paisley to Armadale train and walk schedules

Paisley → Armadale
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The cheapest way to get from Paisley to Armadale is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paisley to Armadale is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paisley to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Armadale (W Lothian) via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 30m.

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The distance between Paisley and Armadale is 29 miles. The road distance is 35.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Paisley to Armadale without a car is to train which takes 1h 30m and costs £7 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from Paisley to Armadale, including transfers.

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Paisley to Armadale train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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Paisley to Armadale train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Armadale (W Lothian) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paisley to Armadale is 36 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Paisley to Armadale.

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  • Distance: 28.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Paisley, Scotland and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

You can take a train from Paisley to Armadale via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street Low Level in around 1h 30m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Paisley to Armadale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
£75 - £90
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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