Getting to Coll

The Isle of Coll is accessible by car-ferry, plane or under your own steam.

Calmac Ferry

Most people travel to Coll by ferry from Oban. There are daily sailings in the summer and 5 services a week in the winter. These same ferries go to Tiree and Barra (Barra once a week) so you can also get to Coll from these neighbouring islands. It is advisable to book cars in advance.

Calmac Ferry

Most people travel to Coll by ferry from Oban. There are daily sailings in the summer and 5 services a week in the winter. These same ferries go to Tiree and Barra (Barra once a week) so you can also get to Coll from these neighbouring islands. It is advisable to book cars in advance.

Hebridean Air Services

Flights for Coll leave from Connel airport near Oban or Tiree, next door. There are two flights a day from Glasgow to Tiree (Loganair) so it's possible to fly from Glasgow to Coll and back.

Hebridean Air Services

Flights for Coll leave from Connel airport near Oban or Tiree, next door. There are two flights a day from Glasgow to Tiree (Loganair) so it's possible to fly from Glasgow to Coll and back.

Private Boat Charter

If you feel like a treat and want to experience the thrill of a sea-going rib then isleGO (Coll), Tiree Sea Tours (Tiree) or Coastal Connections (mainland) can arrange to pick you up or drop you off at almost any location by the sea.

Private Boat Charter

If you feel like a treat and want to experience the thrill of a sea-going rib then isleGO (Coll), Tiree Sea Tours (Tiree) or Coastal Connections (mainland) can arrange to pick you up or drop you off at almost any location by the sea.


Getting to Oban

Oban has good road and rail connections.

Oban by Road

Roads to Oban run through beautiful scenery; Edinburgh 120 miles, Glasgow 96 miles & London under 500 miles. From Glasgow you travel alongside Loch Lomond on the A82 until you reach Tarbet where you have the option of staying on the A82/A85 through Crianlarich, Tyndrum and on to Oban or follow the A83/A819 over the ‘Rest and be Thankful’ and through Inverary. Either journey takes between 2 - 3 hours, although you may be tempted to stop several times to admire the scenery.

Oban by Road

Roads to Oban run through beautiful scenery; Edinburgh 120 miles, Glasgow 96 miles & London under 500 miles. From Glasgow you travel alongside Loch Lomond on the A82 until you reach Tarbet where you have the option of staying on the A82/A85 through Crianlarich, Tyndrum and on to Oban or follow the A83/A819 over the ‘Rest and be Thankful’ and through Inverary. Either journey takes between 2 - 3 hours, although you may be tempted to stop several times to admire the scenery.

Oban by Rail

Trains to Oban run several times a day departing from Glasgow's Queen Street Station. There are also connections from Mallaig/Fort William, changing at Crainlarich.

Oban by Rail

Trains to Oban run several times a day departing from Glasgow's Queen Street Station. There are also connections from Mallaig/Fort William, changing at Crainlarich.

Oban by Bus

Buses to Oban run from Glasgow Buchanan Street Station, north from Fort William and south from Campbeltown.

Oban by Bus

Buses to Oban run from Glasgow Buchanan Street Station, north from Fort William and south from Campbeltown.


Travel Links

Calmac Ferries
   reservations : 0800 066 5000
Bicycles and sea kayaks travel free on Calmac ferries.

Hebridean Air Services
   reservations : 0845 805 7465

Boat Charter
   isleGO 07505 308402
   Tiree Sea Tours 07505 308402
   Coastal Connections 01631 565833

Scotrail 0344 811 0141

Busses - Citylink

Oban Links

Accommodation

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