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Lying on the Firth of Clyde’s north shore, Helensburgh Central Railway Station serves the town of Helensburgh with Abellio ScotRail service on the North Clyde Line. The station operates on a regular half-hourly service; trains from Helensburgh Central run every thirty minutes to and from Edinburgh Waverly via Dalmuir, Partick, Queen Street Lower Level, and Airdrie. During the week, these trains run limited stop south of Dumbarton East; on Sundays, they serve all stations.  

As the town’s main railway station, Helensburgh Central has full amenities for passenger use. Those travelling from Helensburgh Central may stow their cycles and park cars at the facilities provided; tickets may be purchased from the staffed ticket office or self-service ticket machines present. Train running information is provided via digital departure and arrival screens. ATMs, pay phones, refreshments, and toilet facilities are available for customer use. Waiting rooms with bench seating are available on both platforms. All three platforms are accessible via ramp. 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:55 - 00:00
Sunday 07:50 - 23:45
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee kiosk
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes

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Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces18
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces36
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

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Departures and arrivals from Helensburgh Central

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Helensburgh Central station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail15:242On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail15:542On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail16:231On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail16:532On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail17:252On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail15:432On time
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail16:151On time
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail16:432On time
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail17:132On time
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail17:442On time
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