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There are 3 ways to get from Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station 976 / ...

£12 - £18

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Train  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the train from Dumbarton Central to Falls of Cruachan

£15 - £43

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) 56.2 miles

£8 - £13

Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) by bus

The bus journey time between Balloch and Falls of Cruachan (Station) is around 1h 43m and covers a distance of around 62 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 40m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, the Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) bus service departs from Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road and arrives in Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station. Typically 28 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 43m
Fastest bus time:
1h 40m
Bus distance:
62 miles
Buses per week:
28
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:16
Last bus departs at:
18:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) bus schedules

Balloch → Falls of Cruachan (Station)
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The cheapest way to get from Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road and arriving at Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station). However, there are services departing from Balloch and arriving at Falls of Cruachan via Dumbarton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Balloch and Falls of Cruachan (Station) is 34 miles. The road distance is 56.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) without a car is to bus which takes 1h 45m and costs £12 - £18.

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The bus from Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station takes 1h 45m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road station.

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Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Dumbarton Central station.

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The best way to get from Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is to bus which takes 1h 45m and costs £12 - £18. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £14 - £45 and takes 3h 10m.

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  • Distance: 34.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

What companies run services between Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland and Falls of Cruachan (Station), Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost £12 - £18 and the journey takes 1h 45m. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Dumbarton Central to Falls of Cruachan 5 times a day. Tickets cost £13 - £40 and the journey takes 2h 1m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumbarton Central to Falls of Cruachan
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station.

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Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Falls of Cruachan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Balloch to Falls of Cruachan (Station).

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