Fastest journey1hr 26m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Paisley by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Paisley take around 1 hour and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 78 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Paisley.
Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Paisley?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Paisley usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 75 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Paisley every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Paisley?
The Edinburgh to Paisley train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the Edinburgh to Paisley train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Paisley is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:55 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:55, and the last at 00:33.
Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.
When to book Edinburgh to Paisley train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Paisley by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Paisley?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Paisley, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.