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There are 3 ways to get from Kirkcaldy to Tobermory by bus, ferry or train

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Bus, ferry  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 266
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal Cm11

2 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Oban
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal Cm11

Bus, ferry via Glasgow  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance A to Buchanan Bus Station X27
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 975
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal
Kirkcaldy → Tobermory
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The cheapest way to get from Kirkcaldy to Tobermory is to bus and ferry which costs £24 - £40 and takes 8h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Kirkcaldy to Tobermory is to bus and ferry which costs £24 - £40 and takes 8h 46m.

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It is approximately 117 miles to get from Kirkcaldy to Tobermory.

The best way to get from Kirkcaldy to Tobermory without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 8h 46m and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 8h 46m to get from Kirkcaldy to Tobermory, including transfers.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Tobermory. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kirkcaldy to Tobermory.
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  • Distance: 117.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 46m

What companies run services between Kirkcaldy, Scotland and Tobermory, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Kirkcaldy to Tobermory. However, you can take the bus to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay, take the walk to Glenrothes, Bus Station, take the bus to Oban, Station Road, take the walk to Oban Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Craignure, Ferry Terminal, then take the line 495 bus to Tobermory, Ledaig car park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kirkcaldy to Tobermory via Haymarket, Oban, Oban Ferry Terminal, Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, and Craignure, Ferry Terminal in around 8h 58m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£28 - £90
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £90
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance A to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
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
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators

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