There are 3 ways to get from Helensburgh to Dunoon by bus, ferry, taxi or car

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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

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Dunoon 58.6 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Dunoon without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 2 h 9 min and costs .

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Helensburgh to Dunoon is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Helensburgh to Dunoon.

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There are 523+ hotels available in Dunoon. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helensburgh to Dunoon.
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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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, you can take the taxi to Dunoon.

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
Every 2 hours
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
$6
Schedules at
argyllferries.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Helensburgh to Dunoon
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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