There are 2 ways to get from Isle of Islay to Glasgow by ferry, bus or plane

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Ferry, bus  •  7 h 5 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 Buchanan Bus Station 926

$33 - $49

1 alternative option

Fly  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Islay (ILY) to Glasgow (GLA) ILY - GLA

$73 - $203

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The distance between Isle of Islay and Glasgow is 78 miles.

The best way to get from Isle of Islay to Glasgow without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 7 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Isle of Islay to Glasgow, 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 762+ hotels available in Glasgow. Prices start at $72 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 Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 77.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

Loganair flies from Isle of Islay to Glasgow twice daily.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Islay to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $340
Bus operators
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 Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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