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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 4 min

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

$13 - $17

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Bus, line 26 bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Stance F (Stirling Baptist Church) to Buchanan Bus Station X39
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre (Sauchiehall Street) to Paisley, Park Road 26

$8 - $10

4 alternative options

Bus, line 9 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M8
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Paisley, St Mirren Street 9

$10 - $15

Train, line 26 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre (Sauchiehall Street) to Paisley, Park Road 26

$14 - $17

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Paisley 36.8 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Paisley 36.8 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Paisley is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Paisley is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 43 min.

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The distance between Stirling and Paisley is 28 miles. The road distance is 36.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Stirling to Paisley, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Paisley. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Paisley, St Mirren Street via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Paisley. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Paisley is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £9 - £14. Alternatively, you can bus and line 9 bus, which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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Stirling to Paisley bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Paisley.
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  • Distance: 27.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Stirling to Paisley via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Paisley via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 34 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Paisley, St Mirren Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Stirling, Stance F (Stirling Baptist Church) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre (Sauchiehall Street) to Paisley, Park Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Paisley
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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