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There are 3 ways to get from Helensburgh to Perth by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 5m

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

$26 - $34

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Bus  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Helensburgh station to Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella 1B
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Perth, Bus Station M8 / ...

$15 - $29

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Drive  •  1h 18m

  1. Drive from Helensburgh to Perth 66.7 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Helensburgh to Perth is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Helensburgh to Perth is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helensburgh station to Perth station. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh station and arriving at Perth, Bus Station via Glasgow, Argyle Street and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Helensburgh to Perth. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh Central and arriving at Perth via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Perth is 57 miles. The road distance is 66.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Perth without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £19 - £26.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Helensburgh to Perth, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Helensburgh to Perth is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £19 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £23 and takes 4h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Helensburgh to Perth.
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  • Distance: 57 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

You can take a train from Helensburgh to Perth via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and Glasgow Queen Street in around 2h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helensburgh to Perth via Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella, Glasgow, Argyle Street, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 4h 19m.

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
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Perth, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express

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Helensburgh to Perth bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Perth, Bus Station.

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Helensburgh to Perth train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Perth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helensburgh to Perth is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from Helensburgh to Perth.

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