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There are 6 ways to get from Helensburgh to Balloch by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  18m

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh station to Levenvale, Lomond Drive 306 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus, line 206 bus  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh station to Dumbarton, Comelybank Road 1B
  2. Take the line 206 bus from Dumbarton, Comelybank Road to Balloch Bus Terminus 206 / ...

$5 - $7

4 alternative options

Train  •  42m

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Central to Dalreoch
  2. Take the train from Dalreoch to Balloch

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  11m

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Balloch 8.2 miles

$19 - $24

Drive  •  11m

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Balloch 8.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  11m

  1. Take an Uber from Helensburgh to Balloch 8.2 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Balloch is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Helensburgh to Balloch is to taxi which costs £15 - £18 and takes 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Helensburgh station station and arriving at Levenvale, Lomond Drive. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Helensburgh to Balloch. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh Central and arriving at Balloch via Dalreoch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42m.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Balloch is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Balloch without a car is to bus which takes 18m and costs .

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The bus from Helensburgh station to Levenvale, Lomond Drive takes 18m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Helensburgh to Balloch bus services, operated by Garelochhead Minibuses +, arrive at Helensburgh station.

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Helensburgh to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Helensburgh Central station.

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Balloch is to bus which takes 18m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 42m.

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Map of how to get from Helensburgh to Balloch.
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  • Distance: 5.9 miles
  • Duration: 18m

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

Garelochhead Minibuses + operates a bus from Helensburgh to Balloch every 2 hours, and the journey takes 18m. McColls Coaches also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Helensburgh to Balloch via Dalreoch in around 42m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Helensburgh Central to Dalreoch
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Train from Dalreoch to Balloch
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Garelochhead Minibuses +
Phone
01436 810 200
Website
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Helensburgh station to Levenvale, Lomond Drive
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
McColls Coaches
Phone
01389 754 321
Email
customer.services@mccolls.org.uk
Website
mccolls.org.uk
Bus from Helensburgh station to Levenvale, Lomond Drive
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
mccolls.org.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Helensburgh station to Dumbarton, Comelybank Road
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Dumbarton, Comelybank Road to Balloch Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Helensburgh to Balloch
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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uber.com
Assist
$13 - $20
UberX
$13 - $20
UberXL
$20 - $28
Exec
$25 - $35
Taxi from Helensburgh to Balloch
Ave. Duration
11m
Estimated price
$19 - $24

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Helensburgh to Balloch bus services, operated by Garelochhead Minibuses +, arrive at Levenvale, Lomond Drive station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Helensburgh to Balloch is 8 miles. It takes approximately 11m to drive from Helensburgh to Balloch.

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