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Best price £ 15.68
Journey duration 2 h 17 min
Connections per day 66
First departure 06:02
Last departure 21:25
Distance 48.5 mi

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Planning to travel from Paisley to Edinburgh? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Paisley to Edinburgh?

The cheapest train tickets from Paisley to Edinburgh cost £ 15.68. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 17.39 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Paisley to Edinburgh.

Trains from Paisley to Edinburgh

How long is the journey from Paisley to Edinburgh by train?

In order to get from Paisley to Edinburgh faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Paisley and Edinburgh will complete the journey in 1 h 39 min. On average, it will take you about 2 h 17 min to travel the 49 mi between Paisley and Edinburgh.

What time are the first and last departures from Paisley to Edinburgh?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Paisley at 06:02, and the last departure will leave at 21:25. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Paisley to Edinburgh can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations are used when traveling from Paisley to Edinburgh?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Paisley and Edinburgh. You can start your journey in Paisley at stations such as Paisley Gilmour Street [ PYG ] and Paisley Gilmour Street. These connect to stations including Edinburgh [ EDB ] and Edinburgh Gateway in Edinburgh. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Paisley to Edinburgh.

How many journeys from Paisley to Edinburgh are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Paisley to Edinburgh can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 66 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail and ScotRail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 66 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Paisley to Edinburgh. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Paisley to Edinburgh varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 66 journeys with one change or more.