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

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Line 38 bus, line 900 bus  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Paisley, Smithhills Street to Glasgow, Bath Street 38 / ...
  2. Take the line 900 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park Air / ...

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Train  •  1h 25m

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

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Line 26 bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Paisley, Espedair Burn to Glasgow, Bath Street 26

Line 26 bus via Holytown  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Paisley, Espedair Burn to Glasgow, Central Station 26

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paisley to Holytown 24.3 miles

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Paisley to Holytown 24.3 miles

Paisley to Holytown by bus and walk

The journey time between Paisley and Holytown is around 1h 9m and covers a distance of around 21 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 10 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 2m. Operated by McGills Bus Service and Scottish Citylink, the Paisley to Holytown service departs from Paisley, Smithhills Street and arrives in Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park. Typically 259 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
59 min
Layover time:
10 min
Total time:
1h 9m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 2m
Journey distance:
21 miles
Services per week:
259
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:24
Last service departs at:
22:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paisley to Holytown bus and walk schedules

Paisley → Holytown
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Holytown is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Paisley to Holytown is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paisley to Holytown is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paisley to Holytown. However, there are services departing from Paisley, Smithhills Street and arriving at Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paisley to Holytown. However, there are services departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Holytown via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between Paisley and Holytown is 18 miles. The road distance is 24.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Paisley to Holytown without a car is to line 38 bus and line 900 bus which takes 1h 21m and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from Paisley to Holytown, including transfers.

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Paisley to Holytown bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Paisley, Smithhills Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Paisley to Holytown is to line 38 bus and line 900 bus which takes 1h 21m and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £5 - £13 and takes 1h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Paisley to Holytown.
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  • Distance: 17.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

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

You can take a bus from Paisley to Holytown via Glasgow, Bath Street and Buchanan Bus Station in around 1h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paisley to Holytown via Glasgow Central in around 1h 25m.

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 Central to Holytown
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £8
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, Bath Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Paisley, Espedair Burn to Glasgow, Bath Street
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Paisley, Espedair Burn to Glasgow, Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Paisley to Holytown
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
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 to Holytown bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park station.

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Paisley to Holytown train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Holytown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paisley to Holytown is 24 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Paisley to Holytown.

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