There are 5 ways to get from Helensburgh to Falkirk by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Central to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk High

$15 - $20

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Bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh Railway Station to Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella (Hope Street) 1B
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station) X37

$10 - $13

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Central to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station) X37

$12 - $15

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Falkirk 45 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Falkirk 45 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Helensburgh station to Falkirk station. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh Railway Station and arriving at Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station) via Glasgow, Argyle Street (Radisson Hotel) and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Helensburgh to Falkirk. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh Central and arriving at Falkirk High via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Falkirk is 37 miles. The road distance is 45 miles.

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Falkirk without a car is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Helensburgh to Falkirk, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Falkirk is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 57 min.

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Helensburgh to Falkirk bus services, operated by First, arrive at Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station).

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

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Map of how to get from Helensburgh to Falkirk.
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  • Distance: 36.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Helensburgh to Falkirk via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helensburgh to Falkirk via Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella (Hope Street), Glasgow, Argyle Street (Radisson Hotel), and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 57 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Helensburgh Central to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk High
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Helensburgh Railway Station to Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella (Hope Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Helensburgh to Falkirk
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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Yes, the driving distance between Helensburgh to Falkirk is 45 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Helensburgh to Falkirk.

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There are 334+ hotels available in Falkirk. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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