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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Dalmuir, French Street X22
  2. Take the train from Dalmuir to Helensburgh Central

$10 - $14

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 55 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

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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The distance between Greenock and Helensburgh is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Greenock to Helensburgh without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Greenock to Helensburgh, including transfers.

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

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Greenock to Helensburgh bus services, operated by First, arrive at Helensburgh Railway Station.

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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 Greenock to Helensburgh.
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  • Distance: 4.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Dalmuir, French Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Clydebank Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Ferry operators
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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