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There are 4 ways to get from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Port Glasgow to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Hyndland to Helensburgh Central

$14 - $20

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Bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Glasgow, Bus Station to Clydebank station X22
  2. Take the bus from Clydebank station to Helensburgh station 1B

$8 - $9

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh 27.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh 27.4 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Port Glasgow station to Helensburgh station. However, there are services departing from Port Glasgow, Bus Station and arriving at Helensburgh station via Clydebank station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh. However, there are services departing from Port Glasgow and arriving at Helensburgh Central via Glasgow Central Low Level and Hyndland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Port Glasgow and Helensburgh is 5 miles. The road distance is 27.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £11 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh, including transfers.

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Port Glasgow to Helensburgh bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Port Glasgow, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £11 - £16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £8 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Port Glasgow, Scotland and Helensburgh, Scotland?

You can take a train from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Central Low Level, and Hyndland in around 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh via Clydebank station in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Port Glasgow to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
Train from Hyndland to Helensburgh Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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

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Port Glasgow to Helensburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Helensburgh Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Glasgow to Helensburgh is 27 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh.

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There are 515+ hotels available in Helensburgh. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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