There are 2 ways to get from Scotland to Isle of Islay by bus, ferry or plane

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Bus, ferry  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal (Kennacraig Ferry Terminal) 926
  2. Take the ferry from Kennacraig Ferry Terminal to Port Askaig Islay Ferry Terminal Cm9

$34 - $45

1 alternative option

Fly  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Islay (ILY) GLA - ILY

$68 - $199

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The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Isle of Islay is to bus and ferry which costs £25 - £35 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Isle of Islay is to fly which costs £50 - £160 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Isle of Islay is 107 miles.

The best way to get from Scotland to Isle of Islay without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 7 h 8 min and costs £25 - £35.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Scotland to Isle of Islay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Islay Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Islay Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Isle of Islay. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Isle of Islay.
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  • Distance: 107.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

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

Loganair flies from Paisley to Isle of Islay twice daily.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Islay
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $460
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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