There is 1 way to get from Oban to Isle of Islay by ferry

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Ferry  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal Cm9

$16 - $19

What companies run services between Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland and Isle of Islay, Scotland?

Caledonian MacBrayne operates a ferry from Oban to Isle of Islay 3 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oban and Isle of Islay is 85 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oban to Isle of Islay is to ferry which costs £11 - £15 and takes 5 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Oban to Isle of Islay is to ferry which takes 5 h 13 min and costs £11 - £15.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Oban to Isle of Islay, including transfers.