Select from 3 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Ferry, bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the ferry from Mallaig (CalMac) Ferry Terminal to Armadale Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Broadford, Post Office to Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) 917 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Carbost, Post Office 608 / ...

$15 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Mallaig, Ferry Terminal to Fort William, Bus Station 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) 915 / ...

$35 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Mallaig to Carbost 146.6 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Mallaig, Scotland and Carbost, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Mallaig to Carbost via Fort William, Bus Station and Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) in around 6 h 55 min.

Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broadford, Post Office to Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Broadford, Post Office to Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Carbost, Post Office
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
A MacDonald
Website
onbus.info
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Carbost, Post Office
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
onbus.info
National Express
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Mallaig and Carbost is 46 km. The road distance is 235 km.

The cheapest way to get from Mallaig to Carbost is to ferry and bus which costs £11 - £23 and takes 4 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Mallaig to Carbost is to drive which takes 2 h 55 min and costs £23 - £35.

No, there is no direct bus from Mallaig to Carbost. However, there are services departing from Mallaig, Ferry Terminal and arriving at Carbost, Post Office via Fort William, Bus Station and Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Mallaig to Carbost, including transfers.