Paisley travel guide

Paisley Tourism | Paisley Guide

You're Going to Love Paisley

With a population of 73.074, Paisley is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Where to Eat in Paisley

If you’re looking for affordable options, Weavers (1 Stow Brae) and Cafe Fairfull (12A High Street) are great picks.

When to visit Paisley

Paisley in December
Estimated hotel price
S$ 79
1 night at 3-star hotel
Paisley in December
Estimated hotel price
S$ 79
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Paisley

Plane

When flying to Paisley, you’ll arrive at Glasgow Airport (GLA), which is located 3 km from the city centre.

Train

Avanti West Coast is the most popular train carrier serving Paisley, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Paisley to Manchester takes 3h 14m and costs around S$ 161 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Leeds, expect to pay about S$ 93 for a 4h 24m trip. Located 0.7 km from the city centre, Paisley Glasgow , Glasgow City is the busiest station in Paisley. Another popular train station is Paisley Hawkhead, located 2.7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Paisley is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 78 km from Paisley. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Alamo, among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Paisley, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Paisley takes 93 km and will cost you around S$ 23. From Aberdeen, the ticket costs about S$ 26 for a journey of 338 km.

Plane

When flying to Paisley, you’ll arrive at Glasgow Airport (GLA), which is located 3 km from the city centre.

Train

Avanti West Coast is the most popular train carrier serving Paisley, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Paisley to Manchester takes 3h 14m and costs around S$ 161 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Leeds, expect to pay about S$ 93 for a 4h 24m trip. Located 0.7 km from the city centre, Paisley Glasgow , Glasgow City is the busiest station in Paisley. Another popular train station is Paisley Hawkhead, located 2.7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Paisley is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 78 km from Paisley. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Alamo, among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Paisley, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Paisley takes 93 km and will cost you around S$ 23. From Aberdeen, the ticket costs about S$ 26 for a journey of 338 km.

Airlines serving Paisley

Lufthansa
Good (4,682 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,723 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,464 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,952 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,198 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
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Where to stay in Paisley

Average rates range from around S$ 162 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 137 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Paisley

Hiring a car in Paisley

Expect to pay S$ 2.47 per litre in Paisley (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.55 and S$ 39.40. The most frequently booked car type in Paisley is Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 18% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 2.47 per litre in Paisley (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.55 and S$ 39.40. The most frequently booked car type in Paisley is Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 18% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.