There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to Benbecula Island by bus, ferry, train or plane

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Bus, ferry  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 976 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal 20A

$61 - $80

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Train, ferry  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal 20A

$67 - $85

Bus, ferry via Mallaig, Ferry Terminal  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal 502 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Mallaig (CalMac) Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal 20A

$72 - $91

Train, ferry via Mallaig (CalMac) Ferry Terminal  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
  3. Take the ferry from Mallaig (CalMac) Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal 20A

$79 - $101

Fly to Benbecula  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Benbecula (BEB) GLA - BEB

$93 - $263

Fly to Barra, ferry  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Barra (BRR) GLA - BRR
  2. Take the ferry from Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal to Eriskay Ferry Terminal

$113 - $206

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Benbecula Island is to bus and ferry which costs £45 - £65 and takes 9 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Benbecula Island is to fly which costs £70 - £200 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Benbecula Island is 160 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Benbecula Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 9 h 46 min and costs £45 - £65.

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It takes approximately 9 h 46 min to get from Glasgow to Benbecula Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Benbecula Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Benbecula Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Benbecula Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £7.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Benbecula Island.
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  • Distance: 159.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 46 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Benbecula Island, Scotland?

Loganair flies from Glasgow to Benbecula twice daily.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Benbecula
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Barra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $21
Train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
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
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
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 Oban Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Mallaig (CalMac) Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal to Eriskay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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