There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 340 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 340 bus from Shortroods, Russell St (Russell Street) to Helensburgh, Stafford Street 340

$9

Cheapest option

Line 757 bus, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Clydebank Railway Station 757
  2. Take the bus from Clydebank Railway Station to Helensburgh Railway Station 1B

$8 - $10

4 alternative options

Line 500 bus, train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station) 500
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Helensburgh Central

$15 - $18

Line 757 bus, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Dalmuir, French Street 757
  2. Take the train from Dalmuir to Helensburgh Central

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh 23.8 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh 23.8 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 31 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Helensburgh is 15 miles. The road distance is 23.8 miles.

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The line 340 bus from Shortroods, Russell St (Russell Street) to Helensburgh, Stafford Street takes 49 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shortroods, Russell St (Russell Street) and arriving at Helensburgh, Stafford Street. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Helensburgh, Scotland?

Wilsons of Rhu operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh 4 times a day. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Helensburgh Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Train from Dalmuir to Helensburgh Central
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Wilsons of Rhu
Phone
01436 820300
Email
info@wilsonsofrhu.co.uk
Website
wilsonsofrhu.co.uk
Bus from Shortroods, Russell St (Russell Street) to Helensburgh, Stafford Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
wilsonsofrhu.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
First
Bus from Clydebank Railway Station to Helensburgh Railway Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Dalmuir, French Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Clydebank Railway Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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