There are 2 ways to get from Isle of Islay to Fort William by ferry or bus

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Recommended option

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 (Bus Stance 2) to Fort William, Camusnagaul Ferry Pier 918

$22 - $30

1 alternative option

Ferry, bus via Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive)  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the ferry from Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal to Kennacraig Ferry Terminal Cm9
  2. Take the bus from Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal (Kennacraig Ferry Terminal) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street) 926
  3. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...

$53 - $74

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Isle of Islay to Fort William is to ferry and bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Isle of Islay to Fort William is to ferry and bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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

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

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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 (Bus Stance 2), 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 (Kennacraig Ferry Terminal), Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street), and Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) in around 10 h 34 min.

Bus operators
West Coast Motors
Phone
01586 552319
Email
enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk
Website
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 2) to Fort William, Camusnagaul Ferry Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 (Kennacraig Ferry Terminal) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Once daily
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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