Travel within United Kingdom is: Partially open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in ?

Book now

There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow to Lismore Island by bus, ferry or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Achnacroish, Lismore Ferry Terminal

1 alternative option

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Achnacroish, Lismore Ferry Terminal

Glasgow to Lismore Island by bus and ferry

The journey time between Glasgow and Lismore Island is around 8h 6m and covers a distance of around 106 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 7m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 25m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Caledonian MacBrayne, the Glasgow to Lismore Island service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Achnacroish, Lismore Ferry Terminal. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Explore all travel options

Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 59m
Layover time:
4h 7m
Total time:
8h 6m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 25m
Journey distance:
106 miles
Services per week:
19
Cheapest price:
£22
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:00
Last service departs at:
18:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Lismore Island bus and ferry schedules

Glasgow → Lismore Island
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in United Kingdom

1m

Regional advice

Regional advice

Travel within United Kingdom

Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in United Kingdom

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 111

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within United Kingdom.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lismore Island is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lismore Island is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Lismore Island is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Lismore Island is to bus and ferry, which costs £21 - £30 and takes 4h 59m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Lismore Island is to bus and ferry which costs £21 - £30 and takes 4h 59m.

More details

The distance between Glasgow and Lismore Island is 66 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Lismore Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4h 59m and costs £21 - £30.

More details

It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Glasgow to Lismore Island, including transfers.

More details

There are 90+ hotels available in Lismore Island. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Glasgow to Lismore Island.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 65.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

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

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Lismore Island. However, you can take the bus to Oban, Station Road, take the walk to Oban Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Achnacroish, Lismore Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Glasgow to Lismore Island via Oban and Oban Ferry Terminal in around 5h.

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 Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.