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

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Train  •  1h 43m

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

$16 - $21

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Bus  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh station to Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella 1B
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station X37

$10 - $14

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 10m

  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 X37

$12 - $15

Taxi  •  1h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Falkirk 45 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Falkirk 45 miles

$9 - $14

Uber  •  1h 2m

  1. Take an Uber from Helensburgh to Falkirk 45 miles

$65 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Falkirk is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Helensburgh to Falkirk is to taxi which costs £60 - £80 and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helensburgh station to Falkirk station. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh station and arriving at Falkirk, Grahamston Station via Glasgow, Argyle Street and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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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 Grahamston via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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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 1h 43m and costs £12 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Helensburgh to Falkirk, including transfers.

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Helensburgh to Falkirk bus services, operated by First, arrive at Helensburgh 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 1h 43m and costs £12 - £16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Helensburgh to Falkirk.
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  • Distance: 36.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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 1h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helensburgh to Falkirk via Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella, Glasgow, Argyle Street, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2h 58m.

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
40m
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 Grahamston
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Helensburgh station to Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Helensburgh to Falkirk
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $90
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Assist
$65 - $90
UberX
$65 - $90
UberXL
$95 - $140
Exec
$120 - $170
Taxi from Helensburgh to Falkirk
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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

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

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

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There are 354+ hotels available in Falkirk. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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