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There are 3 ways to get from Isle of Islay to Fort William by ferry, bus or plane

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Ferry, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the ferry from Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal to Oban Ferry Terminal Cm9
  2. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road to Fort William, Camusnagaul Ferry Pier 918

$18 - $26

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus via Tarbet, Hotel car park  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the ferry from Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal to Kennacraig Ferry Terminal Cm9
  2. Take the bus from Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal to Tarbet, Hotel 926
  3. Take the bus from Tarbet, Hotel car park to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$37 - $54

Fly, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Islay (ILY) to Glasgow (GLA) ILY - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$81 - $213

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Isle of Islay to Fort William is to ferry and bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Isle of Islay to Fort William is to fly and bus which costs £60 - £170 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Isle of Islay and Fort William is 84 miles.

The best way to get from Isle of Islay to Fort William without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 7 h 38 min and costs £14 - £20.

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Isle of Islay to Fort William, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Islay Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Islay Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 269+ hotels available in Fort William. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Isle of Islay to Islay Airport is to line 451 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Isle of Islay to Fort William.
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  • Distance: 83.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

What companies run services between Isle of Islay, Scotland and Fort William, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Isle of Islay to Fort William. However, you can take the line 451 bus to Port Askaig, Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Oban Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Oban, Station Road, then take the bus to Fort William, Camusnagaul Ferry Pier. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Isle of Islay to Fort William via Port Askaig, Ferry Terminal, Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal, Kennacraig Ferry Terminal, Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal, Tarbet, Hotel, and Tarbet, Hotel car park in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Islay to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $340
Bus operators
West Coast Motors
Phone
01586 552319
Email
enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk
Website
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road to Fort William, Camusnagaul Ferry Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal to Tarbet, Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Tarbet, Hotel car park to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal to Oban Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal to Kennacraig Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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