There are 7 ways to get from London to Isle of Iona by train, car, ferry, plane or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, drive, ferry  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Ardlui
  3. Drive from Ardlui to Lochaline Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Lochaline Ferry Terminal to Fishnish Ferry Terminal
  5. Drive from Fishnish Ferry Terminal to Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal
  6. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$281 - $429

Cheapest option

Fly from London Stansted, bus, ferry  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  4. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$165 - $300

5 alternative options

Fly from London City, bus, ferry  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  4. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$197 - $461

Fly from London Heathrow, bus, ferry  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  4. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$214 - $432

Fly from London Gatwick, bus, ferry  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  4. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$178 - $350

Train to London Luton, fly, bus, ferry  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  5. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  6. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$170 - $329

Train to Southend, fly, bus, ferry  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Glasgow (GLA) SEN - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  5. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  6. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$226 - $581

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Isle of Iona is to fly and bus and ferry which costs £130 - £240 and takes 13 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Isle of Iona is to train and drive and ferry which costs £220 - £340 and takes 11 h 57 min.

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The distance between London and Isle of Iona is 422 miles.

It takes approximately 11 h 57 min to get from London to Isle of Iona, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from London to Isle of Iona.
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  • Distance: 422.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 57 min

What companies run services between London, England and Isle of Iona, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from London to Isle of Iona. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Central, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, take the train to Ardlui, take the drive to Lochaline Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Fishnish Ferry Terminal, take the drive to Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Iona Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take the train to London City Airport DLR Station, take the walk to London City airport, fly to Glasgow, take the walk to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport), take the bus to Fort William, Bus Station, take the walk to Fort William Bus Station, take the bus to Kilchoan, Slipway, take the walk to Kilchoan Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal, take the taxi to Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Isle of Iona.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southend to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Ardlui
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Lochaline Ferry Terminal to Fishnish Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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