There are 6 ways to get from London to Isle of Islay by plane, train, bus, ferry or night train

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

Fly from London City  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Islay (ILY) LCY - ILY

$149 - $430

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stirling, Scotland
  2. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 266
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal Cm9

$76 - $87

4 alternative options

Fly from London Heathrow  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Islay (ILY) LHR - ILY

$132 - $302

Train, bus, ferry  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal (Kennacraig Ferry Terminal) 926
  3. Take the ferry from Kennacraig Ferry Terminal to Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal Cm9

$263 - $397

Train, ferry  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal Cm9

$115 - $157

Night train, train, ferry  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal Cm9

$107 - $142

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Isle of Islay is to bus and ferry which costs £55 - £70 and takes 18 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Isle of Islay is to fly which costs £100 - £240 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between London and Isle of Islay is 389 miles.

It takes approximately 8 h 11 min to get from London to Isle of Islay, including transfers.

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

British Airways, Loganair and two other airlines fly from London to Isle of Islay 3 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Islay via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from London City to Islay via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from London City to Islay via Amsterdam, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Islay via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Islay via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Islay via Amsterdam, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London City to Islay via Amsterdam, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Islay via Amsterdam, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 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
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal (Kennacraig Ferry Terminal)
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Kennacraig Ferry Terminal to Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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