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There are 4 ways to get from East Kilbride to Eilean Shona by train, bus, ferry or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Beasdale

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Corran Ferry Junction
  2. Take the bus from Corran Ferry, Slipway to Acharacle, Primary School

2 alternative options

Train, ferry, travel

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Mallaig
  2. Take the ferry from Mallaig to Canna Ferry Terminal
  3. Travel from Canna Ferry Terminal to Eilean Shona

Fly, travel

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Tiree (TRE)
  2. Travel from Tiree to Eilean Shona
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Eilean Shona is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Eilean Shona is to train which costs £30 - £110 and takes 6h 49m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Eilean Shona is 96 miles.

The best way to get from East Kilbride to Eilean Shona without a car is to train which takes 6h 49m and costs £30 - £110.

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It takes approximately 6h 49m to get from East Kilbride to Eilean Shona, including transfers.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Eilean Shona is to train which takes 6h 49m and costs £30 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Tiree Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Tiree Airport.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Eilean Shona. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Eilean Shona.
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  • Distance: 96.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 49m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Eilean Shona, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Beasdale 3 times a week. Tickets cost £30 - £95 and the journey takes 4h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Eilean Shona via Hamilton, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station, Corran Ferry Junction, Corran Ferry, Slipway, and Acharacle, Primary School in around 7h 43m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Tiree
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £300
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 Beasdale
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £95
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £95
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
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 Acharacle, Primary School
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Shiel Buses
Ferry operators

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