There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Helensburgh Central

$21 - $27

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Argyle Street (Radisson Hotel) to Helensburgh Railway Station 1B

$16 - $23

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Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh 64.6 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Helensburgh 64.6 miles

$230 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Helensburgh Railway Station via Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Argyle Street (Radisson Hotel). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Helensburgh is 53 miles. The road distance is 64.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh without a car is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs £16 - £21.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs £16 - £21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 3 h.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh bus services, operated by First, arrive at Helensburgh Railway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh.
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  • Distance: 53.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Helensburgh, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Helensburgh via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow, Argyle Street (Radisson Hotel) in around 3 h.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Park to Helensburgh Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Helensburgh
Estimated price
$230 - $320

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