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There are 4 ways to get from Greenock to Balloch by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Greenock West to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Hyndland to Balloch

$14 - $20

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Bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Clydebank station X22
  2. Take the bus from Clydebank station to Balloch Bus Terminus 1A / ...

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greenock to Balloch 24.4 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Greenock to Balloch 24.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Greenock to Balloch is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greenock to Balloch is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greenock station to Balloch. However, there are services departing from Greenock, Bus Station and arriving at Balloch Bus Terminus via Clydebank station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Greenock to Balloch. However, there are services departing from Greenock West and arriving at Balloch via Glasgow Central Low Level and Hyndland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Greenock and Balloch is 8 miles. The road distance is 24.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Greenock to Balloch without a car is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs £10 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Greenock to Balloch, including transfers.

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Greenock to Balloch bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Greenock, Bus Station.

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Greenock to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Greenock West station.

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The best way to get from Greenock to Balloch is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs £10 - £16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Greenock to Balloch.
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  • Distance: 8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

What companies run services between Greenock, Scotland and Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland?

You can take a train from Greenock to Balloch via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Central Low Level, and Hyndland in around 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greenock to Balloch via Clydebank station in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Greenock West to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Hyndland to Balloch
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Greenock to Balloch
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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Greenock to Balloch bus services, operated by First, arrive at Balloch Bus Terminus station.

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Greenock to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Balloch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greenock to Balloch is 24 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Greenock to Balloch.

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