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There are 4 ways to get from Applecross to Tobermory by bus, ferry or car

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Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Balmacara, Camp Site Road End to Fort William, Bus Station 915
  2. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Lochaline, Pier 507
  3. Take the ferry from Lochaline Ferry Terminal to Fishnish Ferry Terminal

Cheapest option

Drive, line 507 bus, ferry  •  6h 33m

  1. Drive from Applecross to Strontian, Ardnamurchan High School
  2. Take the line 507 bus from Strontian, Ardnamurchan High School to Lochaline, Pier 507
  3. Take the ferry from Lochaline Ferry Terminal to Fishnish Ferry Terminal

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry via Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway to Fort William, Bus Station 915 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Lochaline, Pier 507
  3. Take the ferry from Lochaline Ferry Terminal to Fishnish Ferry Terminal

Bus, ferry via Corran Ferry, Birchbrae Lodges Road End  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway to Corran Ferry, Birchbrae Lodges Road End 915 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Corran Ferry, Slipway to Lochaline, Pier 507
  3. Take the ferry from Lochaline Ferry Terminal to Fishnish Ferry Terminal

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Applecross to Tobermory is to drive and line 507 bus and ferry, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 6h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Applecross to Tobermory is to drive and line 507 bus and ferry which costs £30 - £50 and takes 6h 33m.

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The distance between Applecross and Tobermory is 57 miles.

The best way to get from Applecross to Tobermory without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 7h 51m and costs £100 - £130.

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It takes approximately 7h 51m to get from Applecross to Tobermory, including transfers.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Tobermory. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Applecross to Tobermory.
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  • Distance: 57.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 51m

What companies run services between Applecross, Scotland and Tobermory, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Applecross to Tobermory. However, you can take the taxi to Balmacara, Camp Site Road End, take the bus to Fort William Bus Station, take the bus to Lochaline, Pier, take the walk to Lochaline Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Fishnish Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Fishnish, Ferry Terminal, then take the line 95 bus to Tobermory, Ledaig car park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Applecross to Tobermory via Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway, Fort William Bus Station, Lochaline, Pier, Lochaline Ferry Terminal, Fishnish Ferry Terminal, and Fishnish, Ferry Terminal in around 8h.

Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Balmacara, Camp Site Road End to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway to Corran Ferry, Birchbrae Lodges Road End
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Lochaline, Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Shiel Buses
Bus from Corran Ferry, Slipway to Lochaline, Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Shiel Buses
Bus from Strontian, Ardnamurchan High School to Lochaline, Pier
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Shiel Buses
Ferry operators

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