There is 1 way to get from Aberdeen to Isle of Iona by train, car or ferry

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Train, drive, ferry  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Ardlui
  3. Drive from Ardlui to Lochaline Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Lochaline Ferry Terminal to Fishnish Ferry Terminal
  5. Drive from Fishnish Ferry Terminal to Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal
  6. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$98 - $137

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Isle of Iona is to train and drive and ferry which costs £70 - £110 and takes 9 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Isle of Iona is to train and drive and ferry which costs £70 - £110 and takes 9 h 53 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Isle of Iona is 174 miles.

It takes approximately 9 h 53 min to get from Aberdeen to Isle of Iona, including transfers.

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There are three+ hotels available in Isle of Iona. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Isle of Iona.
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  • Distance: 173.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 53 min

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Isle of Iona, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Aberdeen to Isle of Iona. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Queen Street, take the train to Ardlui, take the drive to Lochaline Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Fishnish Ferry Terminal, take the drive to Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Iona Ferry Terminal.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Ardlui
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Lochaline Ferry Terminal to Fishnish Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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