There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Portavadie by ferry, taxi or car

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Ferry  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cessnock, Glasgow Science Centre North Quay to Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Ferry Terminal Wav
  2. Take the ferry from Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Ferry Terminal to Portavadie Ferry Terminal Cm2

$5 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Portavadie 84.6 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Portavadie 84.6 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Portavadie is to ferry which costs £3 - £6 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Portavadie is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Portavadie is 41 miles. The road distance is 84.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Glasgow to Portavadie, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Glasgow to Portavadie. However, there are services departing from Cessnock, Glasgow Science Centre North Quay and arriving at Portavadie Ferry Terminal via Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Ferry Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Portavadie.
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  • Distance: 41.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Portavadie. However, you can take the ferry to Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Ferry Terminal then take the ferry to Portavadie Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Portavadie.

Ferry operators
Paddle Steamer Waverley
Phone
+44 845 130 4647
Email
info@waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Website
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Ferry from Cessnock, Glasgow Science Centre North Quay to Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Portavadie
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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