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There are 7 ways to get from East Kilbride to Barra Head (Island) by train, ferry, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, ferry, travel  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal
  3. Travel from Tobermory, Ledaig car park to Barra Head (Island)

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Castlebay Barra Ferry Terminal Cm20

5 alternative options

Bus, travel  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Corran Ferry Junction 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Corran Ferry, Slipway to Kilchoan, Post Office 506
  3. Travel from Kilchoan, Post Office to Barra Head (Island)

Train, fly to Barra  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Barra (BRR) GLA - BRR

Fly to Tiree, travel  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Tiree (TRE) GLA - TRE
  2. Travel from Tiree to Barra Head (Island)

Fly to Benbecula, bus, travel  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Benbecula (BEB) GLA - BEB
  2. Take the bus from Balivanich, Airport Terminal to Lochboisdale, Car Park
  3. Travel from Lochboisdale, Car Park to Barra Head (Island)

Fly to Islay, travel  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Islay (ILY) GLA - ILY
  2. Travel from Islay to Barra Head (Island)

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The most affordable way to get from East Kilbride to Barra Head (Island) is to train and ferry, which costs £35 - £85 and takes 10h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Barra Head (Island) is to train and fly which costs £100 - £300 and takes 4h 19m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Barra Head (Island) is 151 miles.

The best way to get from East Kilbride to Barra Head (Island) without a car is to train and ferry and travel which takes 10h 13m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 13m to get from East Kilbride to Barra Head (Island), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Barra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Barra Airport.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Barra Head (Island).
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  • Distance: 151 miles
  • Duration: 10h 13m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Barra Head (Island), Scotland?

There is no direct connection from East Kilbride to Barra Head (Island). However, you can take the train to Glasgow Central, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, take the train to Oban, take the walk to Oban Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Craignure, Ferry Terminal, take the line 95 bus to Tobermory, Ledaig car park, then take the travel to Barra Head (Island). Alternatively, you can take the bus to Hamilton, Bus Station, take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Corran Ferry Junction, take the walk to Corran Ferry, Slipway, take the bus to Kilchoan, Post Office, then take the travel to Barra Head (Island).

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Barra
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £280
Flights from Glasgow to Tiree
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Benbecula
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £400
Flights from Glasgow to Benbecula via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £400
Flights from Glasgow to Islay
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Corran Ferry Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
Scottish Citylink
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Corran Ferry, Slipway to Kilchoan, Post Office
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Shiel Buses
D A Travel
Phone
01878 700357
Email
info@datravel.co.uk
Website
datravel.co.uk
Bus from Balivanich, Airport Terminal to Lochboisdale, Car Park
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
D A Travel
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Caledonian MacBrayne
Adult passenger
£3 - £4
Car
£13 - £16
Ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Castlebay Barra Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £16
Website
Caledonian MacBrayne
Adult passenger
£14 - £16
Car
£75 - £90

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