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There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 340 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 340 bus from Shortroods, Russell St to Helensburgh station 340

Cheapest option

Line 757 bus, bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Clydebank station 757
  2. Take the bus from Clydebank station to Helensburgh station 1B

$8 - $9

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Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Hyndland
  3. Take the train from Hyndland to Helensburgh Central

$11 - $16

Line 500 bus, train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road to Glasgow, Dundas Street 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 to Dalmuir, French Street 757
  2. Take the train from Dalmuir to Helensburgh Central

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station 24.2 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station 24.2 miles

$5 - $8

Towncar  •  32 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Helensburgh Central Station 24.2 miles

$130 - $180

Uber  •  32 min

  1. Take an Uber from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station 24.2 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shortroods, Russell St and arriving at Helensburgh station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station. However, there are services departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Helensburgh Central via Glasgow Central Low Level and Hyndland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Helensburgh Central Station is 15 miles. The road distance is 24.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station without a car is to line 340 bus which takes 56 min and costs .

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The line 340 bus from Shortroods, Russell St to Helensburgh station takes 56 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station is to line 340 bus which takes 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station.
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  • Distance: 15.2 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

McColls Coaches operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station once daily, and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Central Low Level, and Hyndland in around 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Hyndland
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Train from Hyndland to Helensburgh Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
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
McColls Coaches
Phone
01389 754 321
Email
customer.services@mccolls.org.uk
Website
mccolls.org.uk
Bus from Shortroods, Russell St to Helensburgh station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
mccolls.org.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road to Glasgow, Dundas Street
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Clydebank station to Helensburgh station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
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 to Dalmuir, French Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Clydebank station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
UberXL
$50 - $75
Exec
$65 - $90
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Helensburgh Central Station
Estimated price
$130 - $180

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

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Helensburgh Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station is 24 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Helensburgh Central Station.

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