There are 3 ways to get from Fort William to Isle of Iona by bus, ferry or taxi

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Bus, ferry, taxi  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Police Station to Lochaline, Pier 507
  2. Take the ferry from Lochaline Ferry Terminal to Fishnish Ferry Terminal
  3. Take a taxi from Fishnish Ferry Terminal to Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$99 - $124

Cheapest option

Taxi, ferry, bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort William to Oban Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Craignure, Ferry Terminal (Tourist Centre) to Fionnphort, Post Office 96 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$98 - $123

1 alternative option

Bus, ferry  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway 506 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$119 - $145

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Isle of Iona is to bus and ferry and taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Isle of Iona is to bus and ferry and taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Isle of Iona is 60 miles.

The best way to get from Fort William to Isle of Iona without a car is to bus and ferry and taxi which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £75 - £95.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Fort William to Isle of Iona, including transfers.

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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 Fort William to Isle of Iona.
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  • Distance: 60.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Isle of Iona, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Fort William to Isle of Iona. However, you can take the bus to Lochaline, Pier, take the walk to Lochaline Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Fishnish Ferry Terminal, take the taxi to Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Iona Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Oban Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Craignure, Ferry Terminal (Tourist Centre), take the bus to Fionnphort, Post Office, take the walk to Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Iona Ferry Terminal.

Bus operators
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Police Station to Lochaline, Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15
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
West Coast Motors
Phone
01586 552319
Email
enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk
Website
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Bus from Craignure, Ferry Terminal (Tourist Centre) to Fionnphort, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.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 Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
Other operators
Taxi from Fishnish Ferry Terminal to Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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