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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Isle of Eigg by bus, ferry, train or night train

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Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Arisaig, Post Office
  3. Take the ferry from Arisaig Ferry Landing to Eigg Ferry Terminal

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Bus, train, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Crianlarich, Public Toilets
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
  3. Take the ferry from Mallaig to Eigg Ferry Terminal

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Morar
  3. Take the ferry from Arisaig Ferry Landing to Eigg Ferry Terminal

Night train, train, ferry

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William
  2. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig
  3. Take the ferry from Mallaig to Eigg Ferry Terminal
Glasgow → Isle of Eigg
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Eigg is to bus and train and ferry which costs £35 - £85 and takes 8h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Eigg is to bus and train and ferry which takes 8h 20m and costs £35 - £85.

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The distance between Glasgow and Isle of Eigg is 102 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Eigg without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 7h 16m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Glasgow to Isle of Eigg, including transfers.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Isle of Eigg. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Isle of Eigg.
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  • Distance: 102.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Isle of Eigg, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Isle of Eigg. However, you can take the bus to Fort William, Bus Station, take the walk to Fort William Bus Station, take the bus to Arisaig, Post Office, take the walk to Arisaig Ferry Landing, take the ferry to Eigg Ferry Terminal, then take the travel to Isle of Eigg. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Glasgow to Isle of Eigg via Crianlarich, Public Toilets, Crianlarich, Mallaig, Mallaig, and Eigg Ferry Terminal in around 8h 20m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£27 - £35
Train from Crianlarich to Morar
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Fort William to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £24
West Coast Railways
Phone
+44 1524 732100
Email
bookings@westcoastrailways.net
Website
westcoastrailways.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Website
West Coast Railways
Adult Return Stanard
£52
Child Return Stanard
£30
Private Table Return 1st Class
£180
Bus operators
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
3h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Crianlarich, Public Toilets
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Scottish Citylink
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Arisaig, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Shiel Buses
Ferry operators
Arisaig Marine Ltd
Phone
01687450224
Email
info@arisaig.co.uk
Website
arisaig.co.uk
Ferry from Arisaig Ferry Landing to Eigg Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Arisaig Marine Ltd

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