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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Kilchoan by train, car, bus or night train

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Recommended option

Train, drive  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  2. Drive from Oban to Kilchoan

£37 - £85

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Corran Ferry Junction 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Corran Ferry, Slipway to Kilchoan, Slipway 506

£24 - £33

2 alternative options

Night train, bus  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William
  2. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway 506

£47 - £53

Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Kilchoan 169.1 miles

£26 - £40

Glasgow to Kilchoan by bus

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Kilchoan is around 5h 15m and covers a distance of around 149 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 15m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Shiel Buses, the Glasgow to Kilchoan bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Kilchoan, Slipway. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
5h 15m
Fastest bus time:
5h 15m
Bus distance:
149 miles
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
£24
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
11:00
Last bus departs at:
11:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Kilchoan bus schedules

Glasgow → Kilchoan
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Kilchoan is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Kilchoan is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Kilchoan. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Kilchoan, Slipway via Corran Ferry, Slipway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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It is 92 miles from Glasgow to Kilchoan. It is approximately 169.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Kilchoan without a car is to bus which takes 6h 3m and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Glasgow to Kilchoan, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Kilchoan bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Kilchoan bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, arrive at Kilchoan, Slipway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Kilchoan is 169 miles. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from Glasgow to Kilchoan.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Kilchoan. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 91.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Kilchoan, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Kilchoan via Corran Ferry Junction and Corran Ferry, Slipway in around 6h 3m.

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 Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Corran Ferry Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
Scottish Citylink
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Corran Ferry, Slipway to Kilchoan, Slipway
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Shiel Buses
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Shiel Buses

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