There are 4 ways to get from Greenock to Helensburgh by ferry, bus or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Ferry  •  30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal to Helensburgh Ferry Terminal Wav

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Clydebank Railway Station X22
  2. Take the bus from Clydebank Railway Station to Helensburgh Railway Station 1B

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Ferry, line 316 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Kilcreggan Ferry Terminal Kil
  2. Take the line 316 bus from Kilcreggan Pier (Tourist information) to Helensburgh Railway Station 316

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greenock to Helensburgh 30.6 miles

$55 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greenock to Helensburgh is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greenock to Helensburgh is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 37 min.

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The distance between Greenock and Helensburgh is 4 miles.

The ferry from Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal to Helensburgh Ferry Terminal takes 30 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greenock station to Helensburgh station. However, there are services departing from Greenock, Bus Station and arriving at Helensburgh Railway Station via Clydebank Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal and arriving at Helensburgh Ferry Terminal. Services depart six times a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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What companies run services between Greenock, Scotland and Helensburgh, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Greenock to Helensburgh via Clydebank Railway Station in around 2 h 7 min.

Bus operators
Garelochhead Minibuses +
Phone
01436 810 200
Website
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Kilcreggan Pier (Tourist information) to Helensburgh Railway Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Ferry operators
Paddle Steamer Waverley
Phone
+44 845 130 4647
Email
info@waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Website
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Ferry from Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal to Helensburgh Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Clyde Marine
Ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Kilcreggan Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Other operators
Taxi from Greenock to Helensburgh
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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