There are 4 ways to get from Dunoon to Helensburgh by ferry, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry  •  45 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dunoon Ferry Terminal to Helensburgh Ferry Terminal Wav

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dunoon to Helensburgh 58.3 miles

$100 - $130

2 alternative options

Line 907 bus, ferry, line 316 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 907 bus from Dunoon, Ferry Terminal (Dunoon Ferry Terminal) to Gourock Rail Station 907
  2. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Kilcreggan Ferry Terminal Kil
  3. Take the line 316 bus from Kilcreggan Pier (Tourist information) to Helensburgh Railway Station 316

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Dunoon to Helensburgh 58.3 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dunoon to Helensburgh is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dunoon to Helensburgh is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Dunoon and Helensburgh is 9 miles. The road distance is 58.3 miles.

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The ferry from Dunoon Ferry Terminal to Helensburgh Ferry Terminal takes 45 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Dunoon Ferry Terminal and arriving at Helensburgh Ferry Terminal. Services depart six times a week, and operate Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Dunoon to Helensburgh.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Dunoon, Scotland and Helensburgh, Scotland?

Paddle Steamer Waverley operates a ferry from Dunoon to Helensburgh 6 times a week, and the journey takes 45 min.

Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Garelochhead Minibuses +
Phone
01436 810 200
Website
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Kilcreggan Pier (Tourist information) to Helensburgh Railway Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Ferry operators
Paddle Steamer Waverley
Phone
+44 845 130 4647
Email
info@waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Website
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Ferry from Dunoon Ferry Terminal to Helensburgh Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Clyde Marine
Ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Kilcreggan Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Other operators
Taxi from Dunoon to Helensburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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