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There are 8 ways to get from Maidstone to Tobermory by train, ferry, bus or plane

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Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Strood to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban
  4. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

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Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Canterbury, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
  5. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

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Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Strood to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Oban
  4. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow, bus, train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA)
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
  4. Take the train from Ardlui to Oban
  5. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow, bus, train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Strood to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA)
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
  4. Take the train from Ardlui to Oban
  5. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, bus, train, ferry

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
  3. Take the train from Ardlui to Oban
  4. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Train to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow, bus, train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA)
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
  4. Take the train from Ardlui to Oban
  5. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Strood to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA)
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
  5. Take the train from Ardlui to Oban
  6. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

Maidstone to Tobermory by train, walk, ferry and bus

The journey time between Maidstone and Tobermory is around 22h 7m and covers a distance of around 609 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 11h. The fastest journey normally takes 22h 7m. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service, Thameslink, LNER and others, the Maidstone to Tobermory service departs from Maidstone West and arrives in Tobermory, Ledaig car park. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
11h 6m
Layover time:
11h
Total time:
22h 7m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
22h 7m
Journey distance:
609 miles
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£106
Carbon emissions:
53 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:03
Last service departs at:
16:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Maidstone to Tobermory train, walk, ferry and bus schedules

Maidstone → Tobermory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tobermory is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tobermory is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Tobermory is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Tobermory is to bus and ferry which costs £50 - £95 and takes 21h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Tobermory is to train and fly and bus and ferry which costs £90 - £290 and takes 12h 13m.

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The distance between Maidstone and Tobermory is 459 miles.

The best way to get from Maidstone to Tobermory without a car is to train and ferry which takes 14h 46m and costs £100 - £550.

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It takes approximately 14h 46m to get from Maidstone to Tobermory, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to Tobermory.
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  • Distance: 459 miles
  • Duration: 14h 46m

What companies run services between Maidstone, England and Tobermory, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Maidstone to Tobermory. However, you can take the train to Strood, take the train to St Pancras International, take the walk to London Kings Cross, take the train to Edinburgh, take the train to Oban, 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 95 bus to Tobermory, Ledaig car park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Maidstone to Tobermory via Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, London Victoria Coach Station, Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Oban, Station Road, Oban Ferry Terminal, Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, and Craignure, Ferry Terminal in around 21h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£20 - £180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £140
Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Strood to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £30
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£15 - £21
1st Class
£21 - £30
Train from Strood to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£12 - £18
1st Class
£18 - £26
Train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £40
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£18 - £26
1st Class
£25 - £40
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Strood to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £18
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£29 - £90
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £90
Train from Haymarket to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£29 - £90
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £90
Train from Ardlui to Oban
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£24 - £30
East Midlands Railways
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Stagecoach South
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 Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
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
3h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Ardlui, Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators

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