There are 8 ways to get from Paisley to Buchanan bus Station by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or foot

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Train  •  26 min

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

$3 - $5

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Rideshare  •  36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paisley to Glasgow 9.2 miles

$3

6 alternative options

Line 9 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Paisley, Smithhills Street to Buchanan Bus Station 9

$2 - $4

Line 17 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 17 bus from Paisley, Smithhills Street to Glasgow, Art & Music School (Hope Street) 17

$4 - $5

Line 26 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Paisley, Espedair Burn to Glasgow, West George Lane 26

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paisley to Buchanan bus Station 11 miles

$24 - $30

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Paisley to Buchanan bus Station 11 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Paisley to Buchanan bus Station 9.5 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paisley, Smithhills Street and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Paisley and Buchanan bus Station is 7 miles. The road distance is 11 miles.

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The best way to get from Paisley to Buchanan bus Station without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs .

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The train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Paisley to Buchanan bus Station bus services, operated by First, depart from Paisley, Smithhills Street station.

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Paisley to Buchanan bus Station train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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The best way to get from Paisley to Buchanan bus Station is to train which takes 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 9 bus, which costs and takes 45 min.

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Paisley to Buchanan bus Station bus services, operated by First, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Paisley to Buchanan bus Station train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Map of how to get from Paisley to Buchanan bus Station.
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  • Distance: 7.4 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Paisley, Scotland and Buchanan bus Station, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Paisley to Buchanan bus Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Paisley to Buchanan bus Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
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
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Paisley, Smithhills Street to Glasgow, Art & Music School (Hope Street)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Paisley, Espedair Burn to Glasgow, West George Lane
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paisley to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Paisley to Buchanan bus Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$24 - $30
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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Yes, the driving distance between Paisley to Buchanan bus Station is 11 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Paisley to Buchanan bus Station.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paisley and Buchanan bus Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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