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There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow to Isle of Rum by train, ferry or bus

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Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Mallaig
  2. Take the ferry from Mallaig to Kinloch, Rum Ferry Terminal

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 Kinloch, Rum Ferry Terminal

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Rum is to train and ferry which costs £35 - £110 and takes 7h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Rum is to train and ferry which costs £35 - £110 and takes 7h 38m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Isle of Rum is 112 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Rum without a car is to train and ferry which takes 7h 38m and costs £35 - £110.

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It takes approximately 7h 38m to get from Glasgow to Isle of Rum, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Isle of Rum.
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  • Distance: 112.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 38m

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

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Isle of Rum. However, you can take the train to Mallaig, take the walk to Mallaig, take the ferry to Kinloch, Rum Ferry Terminal, then take the travel to Isle of Rum. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Glasgow to Isle of Rum via Fort William, Bus Station, Fort William Bus Station, Arisaig, Post Office, Arisaig Ferry Landing, and Kinloch, Rum Ferry Terminal in around 8h 25m.

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 Mallaig
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Twice 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 Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £27
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 Kinloch, Rum Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Arisaig Marine Ltd

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