There are 6 ways to get from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station by bus, train, night train, taxi or car

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Line 305 bus, line 302 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 305 bus from Balloch, Dalvait Road to Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park 305
  2. Take the line 302 bus from Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park to Arrochar, Rail Station (Arrochar and Tarbet Station) 302

$10

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Train  •  1 h 55 min

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

$10 - $13

Line 206 bus, train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 206 bus from Balloch, Carrochan Crescent to Dumbarton, St Patricks Church Hall 206
  2. Take the train from Dumbarton Central to Arrochar & Tarbet

$11 - $14

Line 206 bus, night train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 206 bus from Balloch, Carrochan Crescent to Dumbarton, St Patricks Church Hall 206
  2. Take the night train from Dumbarton Central to Arrochar & Tarbet

$19 - $26

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station 17.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station 17.6 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station is to taxi which costs £27 - £35 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station station. However, there are services departing from Balloch, Dalvait Road and arriving at Arrochar, Rail Station (Arrochar and Tarbet Station) via Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station. However, there are services departing from Balloch and arriving at Arrochar & Tarbet via Dumbarton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Balloch and Arrochar and Tarbet Station is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station without a car is to line 305 bus and line 302 bus which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £8.

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station, including transfers.

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Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station bus services, operated by Garelochhead Minibuses +, depart from Balloch, Dalvait Road station.

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Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Dumbarton Central station.

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The best way to get from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station is to line 305 bus and line 302 bus which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

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

You can take a bus from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station via Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park in around 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 46 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumbarton Central to Arrochar & Tarbet
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Dumbarton Central to Arrochar & Tarbet
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Garelochhead Minibuses +
Phone
01436 810 200
Website
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Balloch, Dalvait Road to Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Luss, Visitor Centre Car Park to Arrochar, Rail Station (Arrochar and Tarbet Station)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station bus services, operated by Garelochhead Minibuses +, arrive at Arrochar, Rail Station (Arrochar and Tarbet Station).

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Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Arrochar & Tarbet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station is 18 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Balloch to Arrochar and Tarbet Station.

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