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Train Information from Paisley to Edinburgh

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotrail

Trains from Paisley to Edinburgh cover the 48 miles (78 km) long route taking on average 1 h 31 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £20, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Paisley Gilmour Street and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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Trains from Paisley to Edinburgh
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Edinburgh from Paisley cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Paisley and Edinburgh for as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Paisley to Edinburgh?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paisley to Edinburgh train to cost on average £20  one way.
How many miles is it from Paisley to Edinburgh by train?
The train distance from Paisley to Edinburgh is around 48 miles (78 km).
How long is the train to Edinburgh from Paisley?
The train time from Paisley to Edinburgh is on average 1 h 31 min  for the 48 miles (78 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Paisley and Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Paisley and arrival train station in Edinburgh?

When departing from Paisley, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Paisley Gilmour Street, Paisley St James and Paisley Canal. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your route in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers book a train from Paisley Gilmour Street   to Edinburgh Waverley   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Paisley? Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Paisley Gilmour Street, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Paisley. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Paisley to Edinburgh?
For the best Paisley to Edinburgh train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Scotrail. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Paisley to Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there between Paisley and Edinburgh?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Paisley to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Paisley to Edinburgh? When does the last train depart from Paisley to Edinburgh?
The first train from Paisley to Edinburgh leaves at 08: 29   and the last train for this leaves at 08: 33. Omio shows you the latest train from Paisley to Edinburgh times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I buy train tickets to Edinburgh from Paisley to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets to Edinburgh from Paisley within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £20 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Paisley to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paisley
Edinburgh
Paisley Gilmour Street is the most popular Paisley railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Paisley for your journey to Edinburgh.