There are 6 ways to get from Helensburgh to Inveraray by train, bus, ferry, taxi or car

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

Train, bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Central to Anniesland
  2. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) to Inveraray, Front Street (Bus Shelter) 976 / ...

$20 - $27

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the ferry from Helensburgh Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal Wav
  2. Take the bus from Dunoon, Ferry Terminal (Dunoon Ferry Terminal) to Inveraray, Front Street (Car Park) 486

$7 - $10

4 alternative options

Train, line 976 bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Helensburgh Upper to Dalmally
  2. Take the line 976 bus from Dalmally, Rail Station (Dalmally Rail Station) to Inveraray, Front Street (Bus Shelter) 976

$20 - $28

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh Railway Station to Scotstoun, Plean Street 1B
  2. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) to Inveraray, Front Street (Bus Shelter) 976 / ...

$19 - $25

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helensburgh to Inveraray 40.8 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Inveraray 40.8 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Inveraray is to ferry and bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helensburgh to Inveraray is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 49 min.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Inveraray is 20 miles. The road distance is 40.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Helensburgh to Inveraray, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helensburgh station to Inveraray. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh Railway Station and arriving at Inveraray, Front Street (Bus Shelter) via Scotstoun, Plean Street and Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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

You can take a bus from Helensburgh to Inveraray via Scotstoun, Plean Street, Anniesland, Ascot Avenue (The Picture House Apartments), and Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Helensburgh Central to Anniesland
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
Train from Helensburgh Upper to Dalmally
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) to Inveraray, Front Street (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Dalmally, Rail Station (Dalmally Rail Station) to Inveraray, Front Street (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
West Coast Motors
Phone
01586 552319
Email
enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk
Website
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Bus from Dunoon, Ferry Terminal (Dunoon Ferry Terminal) to Inveraray, Front Street (Car Park)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.co.uk
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 Dunoon Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Helensburgh to Inveraray
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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