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There are 6 ways to get from Arrochar to Balloch by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the train from Arrochar & Tarbet to Dumbarton Central
  2. Take the train from Dumbarton Central to Balloch

$10 - $24

5 alternative options

Line 302 bus, line 305 bus  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the line 302 bus from Arrochar, MacFarlane Drive to Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park 302
  2. Take the line 305 bus from Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park to Balloch, Tullichewan Road 305

Bus  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Arrochar, Braeside Stores to Anniesland Cross 926 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Whitecrook, Clydeholm Terrace to Balloch Bus Terminus 1A / ...

$14 - $21

Taxi  •  22m

  1. Take a taxi from Arrochar to Balloch 18.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  22m

  1. Drive from Arrochar to Balloch 18.6 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  22m

  1. Take an Uber from Arrochar to Balloch 18.6 miles

$28 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Arrochar to Balloch is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Arrochar to Balloch is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arrochar to Balloch. However, there are services departing from Arrochar, MacFarlane Drive and arriving at Balloch, Tullichewan Road via Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Arrochar to Balloch. However, there are services departing from Arrochar & Tarbet and arriving at Balloch via Dumbarton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 17m.

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The distance between Arrochar and Balloch is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Arrochar to Balloch without a car is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs £7 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from Arrochar to Balloch, including transfers.

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Arrochar to Balloch bus services, operated by Garelochhead Minibuses +, depart from Arrochar, MacFarlane Drive station.

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Arrochar to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Arrochar & Tarbet station.

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The best way to get from Arrochar to Balloch is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs £7 - £19. Alternatively, you can line 302 bus and line 305 bus, which costs and takes 1h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Arrochar to Balloch.
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

What companies run services between Arrochar, Scotland and Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland?

You can take a train from Arrochar to Balloch via Dumbarton Central in around 1h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arrochar to Balloch via Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park in around 1h 34m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Arrochar & Tarbet to Dumbarton Central
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Dumbarton Central to Balloch
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $2
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Arrochar & Tarbet to Dumbarton Central
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$189
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $23
Bus operators
Garelochhead Minibuses +
Phone
01436 810 200
Website
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Arrochar, MacFarlane Drive to Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park to Balloch, Tullichewan Road
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Arrochar to Balloch
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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uber.com
Assist
$28 - $40
UberX
$28 - $40
UberXL
$40 - $60
Exec
$50 - $70
Taxi from Arrochar to Balloch
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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Arrochar to Balloch bus services, operated by Garelochhead Minibuses +, arrive at Balloch, Tullichewan Road station.

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Arrochar to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Balloch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arrochar to Balloch is 19 miles. It takes approximately 22m to drive from Arrochar to Balloch.

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