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

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Train  •  38m

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Central to Charing Cross (Glasgow)

$7 - $22

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Bus  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh station to Glasgow, Trongate 1B

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  38m

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Glasgow 25.7 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  38m

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Glasgow 25.7 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  38m

  1. Take an Uber from Helensburgh to Glasgow 25.7 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Glasgow is to bus which costs £3 - £4 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Helensburgh to Glasgow is to train which costs £5 - £17 and takes 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Helensburgh station station and arriving at Glasgow, Trongate. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helensburgh Central and arriving at Charing Cross (Glasgow). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38m.

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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 38m and costs £5 - £17.

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The train from Helensburgh Central to Charing Cross (Glasgow) takes 38m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Glasgow is to train which takes 38m and costs £5 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £4 and takes 1h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Helensburgh to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 38m

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 38m. Caledonian Sleeper also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Helensburgh to Glasgow every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 1h 28m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Helensburgh Central to Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Ave. Duration
38m
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
48m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$189
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Helensburgh to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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uber.com
Assist
$35 - $55
UberX
$35 - $55
UberXL
$55 - $80
Exec
$70 - $95
Taxi from Helensburgh to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
38m
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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Helensburgh to Glasgow bus services, operated by First, arrive at Glasgow, Trongate station.

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Helensburgh to Glasgow train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Charing Cross (Glasgow) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helensburgh to Glasgow is 26 miles. It takes approximately 38m to drive from Helensburgh to Glasgow.

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