There are 4 ways to get from Falmouth to Isle of Iona by train, car, 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, drive, ferry  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
  3. Drive from Wemyss Bay 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

$298 - $471

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Falmouth to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way M6
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway 506 / ...
  5. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  6. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$190 - $256

2 alternative options

Fly from Newquay, bus, ferry  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Glasgow (GLA) NQY - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  4. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$233 - $388

Train to Exeter, fly, bus, ferry  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Glasgow (GLA) EXT - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  5. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  6. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$260 - $490

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Falmouth to Isle of Iona is to bus and ferry which costs £140 - £200 and takes 27 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Falmouth to Isle of Iona is to train and fly and bus and ferry which costs £190 - £380 and takes 17 h 35 min.

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The distance between Falmouth and Isle of Iona is 433 miles.

The best way to get from Falmouth to Isle of Iona without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 27 h 30 min and costs £140 - £200.

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It takes approximately 19 h 53 min to get from Falmouth to Isle of Iona, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newquay Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Aer Lingus, Ryanair, British Airways and Flybe offer flights from Newquay Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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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 Falmouth to Isle of Iona.
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  • Distance: 432.9 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 53 min

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

There is no direct connection from Falmouth to Isle of Iona. However, you can take the train to Truro, take the train to Glasgow Central, take the train to Wemyss Bay, 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. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Falmouth to Isle of Iona via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way, Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Fort William, Bus Station, Fort William Bus Station, Kilchoan, Slipway, Kilchoan Ferry Terminal, Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal, and Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal in around 27 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Newquay to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Newquay to Glasgow via Manchester, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Newquay to Glasgow via Manchester, Southampton
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Newquay to Glasgow via Birmingham, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Newquay to Glasgow via Leeds Bradford, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Newquay to Glasgow via Manchester, Southend
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Exeter to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Exeter to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Exeter to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newquay to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Newquay to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newquay to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Exeter to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newquay to Glasgow via Alicante
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Truro to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$130 - $210
Anytime Single
$230 - $360
Off-Peak Single
$280 - $410
Train from Truro to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Truro to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Falmouth to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Falmouth, Argos to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
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
$5 - $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
Ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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