There are 4 ways to get from Helensburgh to Greenock by train, bus, ferry or taxi

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Central to Dalmuir
  2. Take the bus from Dalmuir, Swindon Street to Greenock, Nicolson Street (Stance 9) X22

$11 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh Railway Station to Dalmuir, French Street 1B
  2. Take the bus from Dalmuir, Swindon Street to Greenock, Nicolson Street (Stance 9) X22

$9 - $10

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  1 h 45 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

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Greenock 31 miles

$55 - $75

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Helensburgh station to Greenock. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh Railway Station and arriving at Greenock, Nicolson Street (Stance 9) via Dalmuir, Swindon Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Greenock is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Helensburgh to Greenock without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Helensburgh to Greenock, including transfers.

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

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Helensburgh to Greenock bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Greenock, Nicolson Street (Stance 9) station.

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There are 578+ hotels available in Greenock. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helensburgh to Greenock.
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  • Distance: 4.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Helensburgh to Greenock via Dalmuir, French Street and Dalmuir, Swindon Street in around 2 h 8 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Helensburgh Central to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
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
Other operators
Taxi from Helensburgh to Greenock
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$55 - $75

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