There are 4 ways to get from Helensburgh to Glasgow by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  40 min

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

$7 - $23

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Bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh Railway Station to Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella (Hope Street) 1B

$4 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Glasgow 25.7 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Glasgow 25.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Glasgow is to bus which costs £3 - £4 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helensburgh to Glasgow is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Helensburgh Railway Station station and arriving at Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella (Hope Street). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helensburgh Central and arriving at Glasgow Queen Street Low Level. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Glasgow is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 40 min and costs £6 - £17.

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The train from Helensburgh Central to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level takes 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Map of how to get from Helensburgh to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Helensburgh to Glasgow hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 40 min. Caledonian Sleeper also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Helensburgh to Glasgow every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 27 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
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Helensburgh Upper to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $23
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Helensburgh to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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