Braw view fae the Lyle Hill
   Looking north from the Lyle Hill across the Clyde

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CCP2   Boden Boo to Greenock

Totals for path CCP2
From To Distance Time Rise Fall
Boden Boo Greenock 25.7 km 6 h 46 m 172 m 209 m


Information for Path CCP2.2 - North Boden Boo to Layby at Finlaystone


Totals for path CCP2.2
From To Distance Time Rise Fall
north Boden Boo layby at Finlaystone 12.5 km 3 h 19 m 104 m 102 m


227 You are now at the north side of Boden Boo, edge of wood, west of main car park.

You are on the CCP2.2 path from A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn to north side of Boden Boo.Your Grid Reference is NS 46078 72131  
Lat: 55.917566 Long: -4.464517 Elevation: 6 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are at the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge; 23.6 km to the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time to Greenock is 38 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 1.8 km, with a nett fall of 4 m.
Time to next sign is 26 minutes.
Tarred path, off-road. Dog friendly.

Route

Walk west on the main path towards the Erskine Bridge. Notice a circle of granite causey stanes set in the path. Soon, pass under the Erskine Bridge and follow the path with the golf course on the left and the beach and River Clyde on your right.



226 You are now at the north of Big Wood, close to the River Clyde..

You are on the CCP2.2 path from A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn to north side of Boden Boo.Your Grid Reference is NS 44736 73094  
Lat: 55.925719 Long: -4.486420 Elevation: 2 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 1.8 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 21.8 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 26 minutes and time to Greenock is 6 h 19 m.

Distance to next sign is 377 m, with a nett rise of 14 m.
Time to next sign is 7 minutes.
Mixed. The continues as hard, off-road until it enters Big Wood when it becomes a woodland path.Dog friendly.

Route

Turn left and follow the path straight southwards away from the river. Pass between the two parts of the golf course. Cross another path guarded by farm gates and warning signs about golf balls, to arrive at Big Wood. The path forks. Take the right fork and climb to meet the main path.

Soon arrive at a T-junction in the wood.



225 You are now at the Path junction inside Big Wood, near its northern edge.

You are on the CCP2.2 path from A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn to north side of Boden Boo.Your Grid Reference is NS 44623 72724  
Lat: 55.922542 Long: -4.488494 Elevation: 16 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 2.1 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 21.4 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 33 minutes and time to Greenock is 6 h 12 m.

Distance to next sign is 783 m, with a nett rise of 24 m.
Time to next sign is 14 minutes.
Woodland path. Dog friendly.

Route

Turn right and follow the path through Big Wood. The path heads west before turning south to follow the edge of Big Wood.

Pass a repeater and, a couple of metres beyond, a bench. The path is highly braided and each walker discovers his own route through the wood.

The path emerges from Big Wood at the small car park just inside the Mar Hall estate.



224 You are now at the the small car park at Big Wood, 170 m from Mar Hall entrance.

You are on the CCP2.2 path from A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn to north side of Boden Boo.Your Grid Reference is NS 44583 72194  
Lat: 55.917609 Long: -4.488537 Elevation: 40 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 2.9 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 20.6 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 48 minutes and time to Greenock is 5 h 57 m.

Distance to next sign is 187 m, with a nett fall of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 2 minutes.
Pavement. Private road.On lead, near road.

Route

Turn right along the Mar Hall private road to leave the estate by its main gate.

Turn right.



223 You are now at the B815 north side, west of entrance to Mar Hall.

You are on the CCP2.2 path from A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn to north side of Boden Boo.Your Grid Reference is NS 44518 72059  
Lat: 55.916322 Long: -4.490173 Elevation: 39 m.

Progress

You are 3.1 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 20.5 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 51 minutes and time to Greenock is 5 h 55 m.

Distance to next sign is 1.4 km, with a nett fall of 10 m.
Time to next sign is 21 minutes.
Pavement. On lead, near road.

Route

Continue westwards along the B815, Ferry Road, using the footpath on the right. Pass the monument in a field to the right. Cross Golf Road and then immediately the A815 crosses the M8 by a bridge.

Continue into Bishopton, until just before a crossroads.



222 You are now at the last lamppost on the B815 Ferry Road, West side, just before crossroads with Old Greenock Road, in Bishopton.

You are on the CCP2.2 path from A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn to north side of Boden Boo.Your Grid Reference is NS 43363 71464  
Lat: 55.910480 Long: -4.507880 Elevation: 29 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 4.5 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 19.1 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 1 h 12 m and time to Greenock is 5 h 34 m.

Distance to next sign is 299 m, with a nett rise of 7 m.
Time to next sign is 5 minutes.
Pavement. On lead, near road.

Route

Continue a few metres to the crossroads and turn right along the Old Greenock Road as far the gushet with the Greenock Road.



220 You are now at the village of Bishopton, at lamppost R59, at the gushet of Greenock Road and Old Greenock Road.

You are on the CCP2.2 path from A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn to north side of Boden Boo.Your Grid Reference is NS 43073 71509  
Lat: 55.910924 Long: -4.512550 Elevation: 36 m.

Progress

You are 4.8 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 18.8 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 1 h 17 m and time to Greenock is 5 h 28 m.

Distance to next sign is 493 m, with a nett rise of 10 m.
Time to next sign is 8 minutes.
Pavement. On lead, near road.

Route

Bear right on to the A8, the Greenock Road. The Old Greenock Road is seen going of to the left, on the other side of the main road, and the gushet is now seen to more like a staggered cross roads albeit at a shallow angle.

Follow the A8 along the right footpath to the new roundabout, Chestnut Roundabout, at Slateford.



219 You are now at the north side of Chestnut Roundabout at Slateford.

You are on the CCP2.2 path from A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn to north side of Boden Boo.Your Grid Reference is NS 42660 71800  
Lat: 55.913489 Long: -4.518957 Elevation: 46 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 5.3 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 18.3 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 1 h 26 m and time to Greenock is 5 h 20 m.

Distance to next sign is 2.6 km, with a nett fall of 38 m.
Time to next sign is 39 minutes.
Pavement. On lead, near road.

Route

Continue along the A8 footpath on the right (north) side of the road as it travels thought open farmland. Enjoy the views over the River Clyde to the right.

Eventually, the road turns right, down the Hatton Brae, under a railway bridge.



218 You are now at the A8 Greenock Road north side, just south of M8 J31.

You are on the CCP2.2 path from A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn to north side of Boden Boo.Your Grid Reference is NS 40408 72904  
Lat: 55.922705 Long: -4.555892 Elevation: 8 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 7.8 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 15.7 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 2 h 5 m and time to Greenock is 4 h 40 m.

Distance to next sign is 1.3 km, with a nett fall of 4 m.
Time to next sign is 20 minutes.
Mixed. Take care crossing the A8, then dog friendly until rejoining the A8 when it becomes On lead, near rod.

Route

Immediately past the railway bridge, cross the road and pass through a vehicle inhibitor. You are now on the line of the old A8 before it went down to the current intersection with the end of the M8.

You are now on a very wide, tarred footpath, the old A8. Continue westwards with the railway high on the left and the now busy A8 to the right. The path narrows from a full-width road to a standard path and soon runs alongside the A8 but separated from it by a barrier. Continue westwards to meet the B789 east of Langbank.



217 You are now at the B789, Main Road, north side, east of Langbank on bend where Main Road turns uphill.

You are on the CCP2.2 path from A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn to north side of Boden Boo.Your Grid Reference is NS 39148 72979  
Lat: 55.923172 Long: -4.576573 Elevation: 4 m.

Progress

You are 9.1 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 14.4 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 2 h 26 m and time to Greenock is 4 h 20 m.

Distance to next sign is 1.7 km, with a nett rise of 7 m.
Time to next sign is 28 minutes.
Mixed.
Main Road through LangbankPavement
Leafy pathTarred, off-road
Near A8, through railway bridgeTarred, near main road
Mixed.
Main Road through LangbankOn lead near road
Leafy pathDog friendly
Near A8, through railway bridgeOn lead, near road

Route

Cross Main Road, the B789, and walk the length of the village of Langbank. Towards the end, ignore the No Through Road sign, and follow the road to the end where a leafy path continues down towards the A8.

Follow the tarred path alongside the A8, under the railway bridge to the next slip road, Marypark Road.

[Immediately after the buttress of the railway bridge it is quite feasible to divert left to Marypark Road, a quiet road leading to a few houses, but lacking a footpath. Follow Marypark Road down to the A8.]



216 You are now at the on A8 just east of Marypark Road, west of Langbank.

You are on the CCP2.2 path from A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn to north side of Boden Boo.Your Grid Reference is NS 37528 73459  
Lat: 55.926767 Long: -4.602266 Elevation: 11 m.

Progress

You are 10.9 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 12.7 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 2 h 54 m and time to Greenock is 3 h 52 m.

Distance to next sign is 1.6 km, with a nett fall of 3 m.
Time to next sign is 25 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Cross Marypark Road and follow the tarred path westwards along the south side of the A8. There is a stone dike on your left. Cross the slip road leading to Findlaystone Country Park. Continue along the tarred path beside the A8, cross the Findlaystone Burn, the boundary between Renfrewshire and inverclyde, and further on find a layby.



Information for Path CCP2.1 - Layby at Finlaystone to Greenock


Totals for path CCP2.1
From To Distance Time Rise Fall
layby at Finlaystone Greenock 11.1 km 2 h 52 m 49 m 56 m


215 You are now at the layby on the south side of A8 just west of Findlayson Burn, the Inverclyde / Renfrewshire boundary.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 36093 73914  
Lat: 55.930300 Long: -4.626359 Elevation: 8 m.

Progress

You are 24.9 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 0 m from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 6 h 39 m and time to Greenock is 7 minutes.

Distance to next sign is -10,581 m, with a nett rise of 1 m.
Time to next sign is -47 minutes.
Tarred path, near main road. On lead, near road.

Route

Continue westwards along tarred pavement alongside A8 past the Woodhall Roundabout to turn down hill along the Glasgow Road.



214 You are now at the south side of Woodhall Roundabout.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 34890 73867  
Lat: 55.929437 Long: -4.644393 Elevation: 9 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 14.4 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 9.2 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 3 h 52 m and time to Greenock is 2 h 54 m.

Distance to next sign is 175 m, with a nett fall of 4 m.
Time to next sign is 2 minutes.

Route

Follow the Glasgow Road for a few metres west of the Woodhall Roundabout and find a path on the opposite side of the road leading to an underpass below the railway.



213 You are now at the south end of railway underpass near Glasgow Road just west of Woodhall Roundabout.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 34725 73906  
Lat: 55.929731 Long: -4.647054 Elevation: 5 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 14.5 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 9.0 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 3 h 54 m and time to Greenock is 2 h 51 m.

Distance to next sign is 101 m, with a nett fall of 3 m.
Time to next sign is one minute.

Route

Cross through the underpass below the railway.



212 You are now at the Parklea Road at north end of railway underpass just west of Woodhall Roundabout.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 34736 73944  
Lat: 55.930075 Long: -4.646902 Elevation: 2 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 14.6 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 8.9 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 3 h 56 m and time to Greenock is 2 h 50 m.

Distance to next sign is 561 m, with a nett rise of 0 m.
Time to next sign is 8 minutes.

Route

Turn right along Parklee Road. Following round a left bend and trough a tunnel under the A8.



211 You are now at the Parklea Road just north of A8 underpass near Woodhall Roundabout.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 34860 74016  
Lat: 55.930711 Long: -4.644970 Elevation: 2 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 15.2 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 8.4 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 4 h 4 m and time to Greenock is 2 h 41 m.

Distance to next sign is 2.3 km, with a nett rise of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 34 minutes.

Route

Turn left into Kelburn Park and follow the park round the shore. Emerge from Kelburn Parh along a path at its eastern end, between the A8 and the firth.

Follow te path along the shore between the A8 and the firth, eventually entering woodland.

Pass a couple of carparks to find Castle Road. Follow Castle Road to the roundabout in front of Ferguson's Marine.



210 You are now at the Castle Road at Ferguson's Shipyard, Port Glasgow.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 32710 74467  
Lat: 55.934069 Long: -4.679616 Elevation: 3 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 17.5 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 6.1 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 4 h 39 m and time to Greenock is 2 h 6 m.

Distance to next sign is 734 m, with a nett fall of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 11 minutes.

Route

Still progressing westwards, pass in front of the Fire Station and find the path on the seaward side of the A8. Follow westwards, over an access road towards Coronation Park.

Traverse the Park to emerge at the northwest corner, close to the firth.



209 You are now at the Mirren's Shore / West Quay.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 32209 74773  
Lat: 55.936640 Long: -4.687817 Elevation: 2 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 18.2 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 5.3 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 4 h 50 m and time to Greenock is 1 h 55 m.

Distance to next sign is 269 m, with a nett rise of 0 m.
Time to next sign is 4 minutes.

Route

Remain near the shore, following Mirren's Shore. Then take the first left into Queen's Street. Soon the road bends right and becomes Anderson Street. Take the first left and note that the name follows you. Follow Anderson Street westwards towards the roundabout on the A8.



208 You are now at the A8 / Anderson Street.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 31982 74746  
Lat: 55.936319 Long: -4.691429 Elevation: 2 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 18.5 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 5.1 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 4 h 54 m and time to Greenock is 1 h 51 m.

Distance to next sign is 1.0 km, with a nett rise of 0 m.
Time to next sign is 15 minutes.

Route

Turn into the path and follow westwards, A8 on the left and the firth on the right. to just beyond the next roundabout on the A8. Here turn right into Lithgow Way. Follow straight to just before the T Junction with Iron Way.



207 You are now at the Lithgow Way near Iron Way.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 31247 75119  
Lat: 55.939409 Long: -4.703415 Elevation: 2 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 19.5 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 4.0 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 5 h 10 m and time to Greenock is 1 h 36 m.

Distance to next sign is 998 m, with a nett rise of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 15 minutes.

Route

Turn right into Iron Way and follow as it turns left. Take the right path at the fork, still Iron Way. Iron Way turns left, inland, to join Scott Way. Follow to join Port Glasgow Road. Continue along Port Glasgow Road to where a path leaves to the right, just before the road intersects with the A8.



206 You are now at the A8 / Scott Way.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 30759 74977  
Lat: 55.937960 Long: -4.711134 Elevation: 3 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 20.5 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 3.0 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 5 h 25 m and time to Greenock is 1 h 21 m.

Distance to next sign is 144 m, with a nett rise of 3 m.
Time to next sign is 2 minutes.

Route

Follow this path, actually called Port Glasgow Road. Bear left to join the pavement at the side of the A8.



205 You are now at the gushet A8 and Port Glasgow Road.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 30658 75025  
Lat: 55.938358 Long: -4.712774 Elevation: 6 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 20.7 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 2.9 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 5 h 27 m and time to Greenock is 1 h 18 m.

Distance to next sign is 267 m, with a nett rise of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 4 minutes.

Route

Facing oncoming traffic, follow the A8, now called Port Glasgow Road. The A8 becomes East Hamilton Street and follow to the entrance to the marina.



204 You are now at the A8, just west of entrance of the James Watt Dock Marina.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 29929 75453  
Lat: 55.941945 Long: -4.724700 Elevation: 7 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 20.9 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 2.6 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 5 h 32 m and time to Greenock is 1 h 14 m.

Distance to next sign is 1.4 km, with a nett fall of 5 m.
Time to next sign is 21 minutes.

Route

Follow East Hamilton Street, A8, To the roundabout at McDonald's.



203 You are now at the roundabout at James Watt Way, Greenock, near McDonald's.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 29241 75775  
Lat: 55.944588 Long: -4.735906 Elevation: 2 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 22.4 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 1.2 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 5 h 54 m and time to Greenock is 52 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 99 m, with a nett rise of 0 m.
Time to next sign is one minute.

Route

Turn right, down James Watt Way. Notice The Point Restaurant ahead and the Titan Crane. It is possible to get with a few metres of the crane before turning left but it does mean walking back. The route is to the left just beyond The Point.



202 You are now at the path at The Point, near path to quay.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 29375 75789  
Lat: 55.944761 Long: -4.733774 Elevation: 2 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 22.5 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 1.1 km from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 5 h 55 m and time to Greenock is 51 minutes.

Distance to next sign is 850 m, with a nett rise of 0 m.
Time to next sign is 12 minutes.

Route

James Watt Dock is on the right but the route lies left along the quayside, separated from it by a safety barrier. Follow this path round by the water's edge, all the way to the dry dock just before Victoria Harbour. Here turn left, still with the barrier on the right, through a carpark and along Cartsburn Way to near the A8, now Rue End Street.



201 You are now at the end of Rue End Street, near Cartsburn Way and the old dry dock near Victoria Quay.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 28713 75730  
Lat: 55.943996 Long: -4.744322 Elevation: 2 m.
[Note: Sign is erected but not yet verified]

Progress

You are 23.3 km from the centre of the western footpath on the Erskine Bridge and 236 m from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock.
Time from Boden Boo is 6 h 8 m and time to Greenock is 38 minutes.

Distance to next sign is -10,856 m, with a nett fall of 1 m.
Time to next sign is 3 h 48 m.

Route

Walk west along Rue End Street but move into East Stewart Street, a pedestrian street beside Rue End Street. Return to Rue End Street at the pedestrian crossing.



200 You are now at the north side of Pedestrian crossing over A8 (Rue End Street), Greenock, on East Stewart Street.

You are on the CCP2.1 path from the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock to A8 layby just west of the Finlaystone Burn.Your Grid Reference is NS 28628 75759  
Lat: 55.944226 Long: -4.745700 Elevation: 1 m.

Progress

You are at the junction of the A8 and B788 in Greenock
Time from Greenock is 3 h 19 m