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

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

Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh, William Street to Kilcreggan Pier (Tourist Information) 316
  2. Take the ferry from Kilcreggan Ferry Terminal to Gourock Ferry Terminal Kil
  3. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal Cm1

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Dunoon 58.6 miles

$100 - $130

2 alternative options

Ferry  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Helensburgh Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal Wav

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Dunoon 58.6 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Dunoon is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helensburgh to Dunoon is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Dunoon is 9 miles. The road distance is 58.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Helensburgh to Dunoon, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Helensburgh Ferry Terminal and arriving at Dunoon Ferry Terminal. Services depart once daily, and operate Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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

There is no direct connection from Helensburgh to Dunoon. However, you can take the bus to Kilcreggan Pier (Tourist Information), take the walk to Kilcreggan Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Gourock Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Dunoon Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, Paddle Steamer Waverley operates a ferry from Helensburgh to Dunoon once daily, and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Bus operators
Garelochhead Minibuses +
Phone
01436 810 200
Website
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Helensburgh, William Street to Kilcreggan Pier (Tourist Information)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Wilsons of Rhu
Phone
01436 820300
Email
info@wilsonsofrhu.co.uk
Website
wilsonsofrhu.co.uk
Bus from Helensburgh, William Street to Kilcreggan Pier (Tourist Information)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
wilsonsofrhu.co.uk
Ferry operators
Clyde Marine
Ferry from Kilcreggan Ferry Terminal to Gourock Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Argyll Ferries
Phone
0800 066 5000
Email
info@argyllferries.co.uk
Website
argyllferries.co.uk
Ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
argyllferries.co.uk
Paddle Steamer Waverley
Phone
+44 845 130 4647
Email
info@waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Website
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Ferry from Helensburgh Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Helensburgh to Dunoon
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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