There are 2 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal by train, bus or ferry

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, bus, ferry  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal 926
  3. Take the ferry from Kennacraig Ferry Terminal to Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal Cm9

£92 - £128

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal 926
  3. Take the ferry from Kennacraig Ferry Terminal to Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal Cm9

£32 - £44

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal is to bus and ferry which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12h 15m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal is to train and bus and ferry which costs £90 - £130 and takes 10h 39m.

More details

The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal is 219 miles.

The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 10h 39m and costs £90 - £130.

More details

It takes approximately 10h 39m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal, including transfers.

More details

There are 35+ hotels available in Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Central, take the walk to Glasgow Central Low Level, take the train to Anniesland, take the walk to Anniesland Cross, take the bus to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Kennacraig Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Buchanan Bus Station, Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal, and Kennacraig Ferry Terminal in around 12h 15m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
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
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
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 Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Caledonian MacBrayne

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.