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Train Information between Glasgow and Helensburgh

distanceDistance20 miles (33 km)
durationAverage train duration41 min
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotrail

Trains from Glasgow to Helensburgh cover the 20 miles (33 km) long journey taking on average 41 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Helensburgh Central.

Travel Tips

Trains from Glasgow to Helensburgh
Travel by train to Helensburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Helensburgh.
How many miles is it from Glasgow to Helensburgh by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Glasgow to Helensburgh via train to be approximately 20 miles (33 km).
How many hours does it take from Glasgow to Helensburgh by train?
The Glasgow to Helensburgh train duration is on average 41 min, which is to be expected when travelling 20 miles (33 km) to Helensburgh from Glasgow. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Glasgow to Helensburgh train leave from? Which Helensburgh train station do I come into from Glasgow?

There are a few train stations in Glasgow to start your journey from including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). In Helensburgh you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Helensburgh Central and Helensburgh Upper.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Helensburgh Central.

Where is the departure train station in Glasgow located? Where is the arrival train station in Helensburgh located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Glasgow Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Helensburgh Central and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Helensburgh.

What train providers offer a service between Glasgow and Helensburgh?
When taking a train from Glasgow to Helensburgh, you can count on Scotrail for the best way to get you to Helensburgh. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Helensburgh from Glasgow and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there between Glasgow and Helensburgh?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Glasgow to Helensburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Glasgow for your journey to Helensburgh.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper