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There are 2 ways to get from Drimnin to Tobermory by bus, ferry or foot

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Line 507 bus, ferry, line 95 bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the line 507 bus from Drimnin, Slipway to Lochaline, Pier 507
  2. Take the ferry from Lochaline Ferry Terminal to Fishnish Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the line 95 bus from Fishnish, Ferry Terminal to Tobermory, Ledaig car park 95 / ...

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Walk  •  1h 18m

  1. Walk from Drimnin to Tobermory 4.1 miles

Drimnin to Tobermory by bus and ferry

The journey time between Drimnin and Tobermory is around 3h 20m and covers a distance of around 30 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 7m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 35m. Operated by Shiel Buses, Caledonian MacBrayne and West Coast Motors, the Drimnin to Tobermory service departs from Drimnin, Slipway and arrives in Tobermory, Ledaig car park. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 13m
Layover time:
2h 7m
Total time:
3h 20m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 35m
Journey distance:
30 miles
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

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Last service departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Drimnin to Tobermory bus and ferry schedules

Drimnin → Tobermory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tobermory is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tobermory is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Tobermory is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Drimnin to Tobermory is to line 507 bus and ferry and line 95 bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Drimnin to Tobermory is to line 507 bus and ferry and line 95 bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 3h 10m.

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The distance between Drimnin and Tobermory is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Drimnin to Tobermory without a car is to line 507 bus and ferry and line 95 bus which takes 3h 10m and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Drimnin 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 Drimnin to Tobermory.
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  • Distance: 3.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 10m

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

There is no direct connection from Drimnin to Tobermory. However, you can take the line 507 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 the walk to Tobermory.

Bus operators
Shiel Buses
01967 431 272
Bus from Drimnin, Slipway to Lochaline, Pier
Ave. Duration
25 min
Once daily
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Shiel Buses
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