There are 5 ways to get from Balloch Station to Greenock by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Balloch to Dalmuir
  2. Take the bus from Dalmuir, Swindon Street to Greenock, Nicolson Street (Stance 9) X22

$10 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Levenvale, Lomond Road to Dalmuir, French Street 1
  2. Take the bus from Dalmuir, Swindon Street to Greenock, Nicolson Street (Stance 9) X22

$8 - $10

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Balloch to Partick
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Greenock West

$15 - $20

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balloch Station to Greenock 24.4 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Balloch Station to Greenock 24.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Balloch Station to Greenock is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balloch Station to Greenock is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Balloch Station to Greenock. However, there are services departing from Levenvale, Lomond Road and arriving at Greenock, Nicolson Street (Stance 9) via Dalmuir, Swindon Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Balloch Station to Greenock. However, there are services departing from Balloch and arriving at Greenock West via Partick and Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Balloch Station and Greenock is 8 miles. The road distance is 24.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Balloch Station to Greenock without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £7 - £9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Balloch Station to Greenock, including transfers.

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Balloch Station to Greenock bus services, operated by First, depart from Levenvale, Lomond Road station.

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Balloch Station to Greenock train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Balloch station.

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The best way to get from Balloch Station to Greenock is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs £11 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 1 bus and bus, which costs £6 - £8 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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Balloch Station to Greenock bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Greenock, Nicolson Street (Stance 9) station.

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Balloch Station to Greenock train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Greenock West station.

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Map of how to get from Balloch Station to Greenock.
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  • Distance: 7.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between Balloch Station, Scotland and Greenock, Scotland?

You can take a train from Balloch Station to Greenock via Partick, Glasgow Central Low Level, and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Balloch Station to Greenock via Levenvale, Lomond Road, Dalmuir, French Street, and Dalmuir, Swindon Street in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Balloch to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Train from Balloch to Partick
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Train from Glasgow Central to Greenock West
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Balloch Station to Greenock
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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