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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry  •  25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Helensburgh Ferry Terminal to Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal Wav

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 47 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

The cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Greenock is to bus which costs £6 - £8 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helensburgh to Greenock is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Greenock is 4 miles.

The ferry from Helensburgh Ferry Terminal to Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal takes 25 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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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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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Helensburgh Ferry Terminal and arriving at Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal. Services depart twice daily, and operate Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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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.

Bus operators
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
Hourly
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
McGills Bus Service
Ferry operators
Paddle Steamer Waverley
Phone
+44 845 130 4647
Email
info@waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Website
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Ferry from Helensburgh Ferry Terminal to Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
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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