Travel By Ferry to Islay

flybe-planeThe ferry terminal is located at Kennacraig approx. a 2½ hour drive from Glasgow. The ferry service is operated by Caledonian MacBrayne with up to 6 sailings a day in the summer months. For timetalbes and bookings please visit The ferry journey takes approx. 2 hours to Port Askaig or 2 hours 15 minutes to Port Ellen. Food is available on the ferry and dogs are welcome.

Travel to Islay By Plane

Flybe operates the daily service between Glasgow and Islay. There are 2 flights daily and 1 flight on a Saturday and Sunday. For bookings and schedules please visit It is a busy route so best to book well in advance

For all other travel info such as local transport, car hire etc please visit the Islay Info travel section