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  •  55 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

$17 - $19

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 - $13

Taxi  •  31 min

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

$45 - $60

Drive  •  31 min

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

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shortroods, Russell St (Russell Street) and arriving at Helensburgh, Stafford Street. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 55 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 best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh without a car is to line 340 bus which takes 55 min and costs .

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The line 340 bus from Shortroods, Russell St (Russell Street) to Helensburgh, Stafford Street takes 55 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh bus services, operated by McColls Coaches, depart from Shortroods, Russell St (Russell Street) station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh bus services, operated by McColls Coaches, arrive at Helensburgh, Stafford Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh.

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There are 507+ hotels available in Helensburgh. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh.
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  • Distance: 15.4 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

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

McColls Coaches operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh twice daily. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 55 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
$8 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $10
Train from Dalmuir to Helensburgh Central
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
McColls Coaches
Phone
01389 754 321
Email
customer.services@mccolls.org.uk
Website
mccolls.org.uk
Bus from Shortroods, Russell St (Russell Street) to Helensburgh, Stafford Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mccolls.org.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
Website
First
Bus from Clydebank Railway Station to Helensburgh Railway Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
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 - $60
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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