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There are 4 ways to get from Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Johnstone

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Bus, line 38 bus  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre to Paisley, Linwood Road 38A / ...

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Train, line 38 bus  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Paisley, Linwood Road 38A / ...

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road 86.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road is to drive which costs £13 - £21 and takes 1h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road is to drive which costs £13 - £21 and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road. However, there are services departing from Stranraer, Port Rodie and arriving at Paisley, Linwood Road via Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 31m.

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The distance between Stranraer and Paisley, Linwood Road is 69 miles. The road distance is 86.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £20 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road, including transfers.

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Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Stranraer, Port Rodie station.

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The best way to get from Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £20 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus and line 38 bus, which costs £20 - £28 and takes 3h 31m.

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Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Paisley, Linwood Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road.

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  • Distance: 68.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

What companies run services between Stranraer, Scotland and Paisley, Linwood Road, Scotland?

You can take a train from Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road via Ayr, Johnstone, and Johnstone Station in around 2h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stranraer to Paisley, Linwood Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre in around 3h 31m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
Train from Ayr to Johnstone
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£20 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Website
Scottish Citylink
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre to Paisley, Linwood Road
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Paisley, Linwood Road
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service

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