Getting there

FERRY SERVICES
Oban – Tiree
Caledonian MacBrayne operates ferry services between Oban and Tiree, most of these run via Coll.  The direct crossing between Oban and Tiree takes approximately 3 hours 20 minutes, whilst the crossing via Coll takes approximately 4 hours.  Timetables and travel information is available at www.calmac.co.uk.
TRAIN CONNECTIONS
From Oban
Train services operated by First Scotrail run between Glasgow Queen Street and Oban, with connections to the ferry from Oban to Tiree.  There is even a special “Rail & Sail” ticket available to passengers wishing to combine train and ferry travel.  Timetables and travel information is available at www.scotrail.co.uk.
COACH CONNECTIONS
From Glasgow
Scottish Citylink operate coach services between Glasgow and Oban, with connections to the ferry from Oban to Tiree.  See www.citylink.co.uk for timetables and travel information
From Fort William
Scottish Citylink have a direct coach service between Fort William and Oban, with connections to the ferry from Oban to Tiree.  See www.citylink.co.uk for timetables and travel information.
From Inverness
Scottish Citylink operate coach services connecting Inverness and Oban, with connections to the ferry from Oban to Tiree.  See www.citylink.co.uk for timetables and travel information.
BY CAR
From Glasgow  159 miles (including ferry crossing)
Take the A82 out of Glasgow towards Crianlarich.  At Tyndrum, take the A85 all the way to Oban.  From there you can take the ferry crossing from Oban to Tiree.
From Fort William  106 miles (including ferry crossing)
Take the A82 south to the roundabout off the south end of the Ballachulish Bridge.  Then take the A828 to the Connel Bridge, and then the A85 to Oban.  From Oban you can take the ferry across to Tiree.
From Inverness  171 miles (including ferry crossing)
Take the A82 south, past Fort William, to the roundabout off the south end of the Ballachulish ridge.  Then take the A828 to the Connel Bridge, and then the A85 to Oban.  From Oban you can take the ferry across to Tiree
From Edinburgh  185 miles (including ferry crossing)
Take the M9 westbound to Stirling, then the A84 in the direction of Crianlarich, and then continue forward onto the A85.  Follow the A85 to Crianlarich, where you should follow the A82 north to Tyndrum.  At Tyndrum, take the A85 westbound to Oban, from where you can take the ferry across to Tiree.
BY AIR
Tiree Airport is a small airport with (at the time of writing) flights to Coll, Oban and Glasgow International Airport.  There are connections from Glasgow to numerous destinations in the UK, Europe, Asia and the US.
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