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

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Train  •  1h 6m

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

£10 - £27

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Bus, line 38 bus  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M8 / ...
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre to Paisley, Abbey Close 38 / ...

£8 - £14

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Train, line 9 bus  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Glasgow, West George Street to Paisley, St Mirren Street 9

£9 - £21

Train, line 26 bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Glasgow, West George Street to Paisley, Park Road 26

£10 - £23

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Paisley 37.7 miles

£75 - £95

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Paisley 37.7 miles

£5 - £9

Stirling → Paisley
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Paisley is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Paisley is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 43 min.

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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, Abbey Close via Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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The distance between Stirling and Paisley is 28 miles. The road distance is 37.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Paisley without a car is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs £9 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1h 6m to get from Stirling to Paisley, including transfers.

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Stirling to Paisley bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Stirling, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Paisley is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs £9 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus and line 38 bus, which costs £8 - £14 and takes 1h 32m.

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Stirling to Paisley bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Paisley, Abbey Close station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Paisley is 38 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Stirling to Paisley.

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  • Distance: 27.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 6m

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

You can take a train from Stirling to Paisley via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, Queen St, Glasgow, North Court, and Glasgow Central in around 1h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Paisley via Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre in around 1h 32m.

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
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Bus operators
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, West George Street to Paisley, St Mirren Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Scottish Citylink
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre to Paisley, Abbey Close
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Glasgow, West George Street to Paisley, Park Road
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Paisley
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Stirling Taxis
Phone
+44 1786 816 236
Website
stirlingtaxi.com
Jade Taxis
Phone
+44 1786 446 447
Website
stirlingtaxis.co.uk
City Cabs Stirling
Phone
+44 1786 465 557
Website
citycabs-stirling.co.uk
Braehead Taxis
Phone
+44 1786 445 544

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