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There are 11 ways to get from London to Isle of Iona by train, bus, ferry, night train or plane

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Recommended option

Train, travel  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  3. Travel from Oban to Isle of Iona

Cheapest option

Night train, bus, ferry  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal 926
  3. Take the ferry from Kennacraig Ferry Terminal to Colonsay Ferry Terminal Cm9

$84 - $119

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Train, bus, ferry  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal 926
  3. Take the ferry from Kennacraig Ferry Terminal to Colonsay Ferry Terminal Cm9

$262 - $398

Bus, travel  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stirling, Scotland
  2. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 266
  3. Travel from Oban, Station Road to Isle of Iona

Fly London City to Glasgow, train, travel  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  3. Travel from Oban to Isle of Iona

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train, travel  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  3. Travel from Oban to Isle of Iona

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, train, travel  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  3. Travel from Oban to Isle of Iona

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train, travel  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  3. Travel from Oban to Isle of Iona

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train, travel  •  8 h 58 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 train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  4. Travel from Oban to Isle of Iona

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus, train, travel  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  4. Travel from Oban to Isle of Iona

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, bus, train, travel  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  4. Travel from Oban to Isle of Iona

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Isle of Iona is to night train and bus and ferry which costs £60 - £95 and takes 16 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Isle of Iona is to train and bus and ferry which costs £200 - £310 and takes 13 h 45 min.

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

The best way to get from London to Isle of Iona without a car is to train and travel which takes 9 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to get from London to Isle of Iona, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Isle of Iona. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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Map of how to get from London to Isle of Iona.
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  • Distance: 422.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 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, Central Station, take the bus to Glasgow, Dundas Street, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, take the train to Oban, then take the travel to Isle of Iona. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London to Isle of Iona via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Central Low Level, Anniesland, Anniesland Cross, Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal, Kennacraig Ferry Terminal, and Colonsay Ferry Terminal in around 13 h 45 min.

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 City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
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 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Anniesland Cross to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stirling, Scotland
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Ferry operators

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