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Getting Here

Travelling to Campbeltown from Glasgow and beyond, can be by car, bus, boat or plane.

By car, it takes just under 3 hours to get to Campbeltown from the centre of Glasgow.

Follow the A82 past Dumbarton and round beautiful Loch Lomond, the up through the Rest and be Thankful enjoying breathtaking views before heading onto Inveraray. Follow the road round Loch Fyne through Lochgilphead and Ardrishaig before arriving at the lovely village of Tarbert - the gateway to the Kintyre peninsula. With only a short distance to go, relax and enjoy your drive down the stunning west coast of Kintyre. On route, looking out over the Atlantic Ocean, you will see the islands of Gigha, Cara, Jura and Islay and if it is really clear the coast of Northern Ireland.

Car Share
As there will be over 200 people travelling to Campbeltown from outside Argyll, we want to make it as easy for you as possible to minimise your cost, and the environmental impact of all that travel.

You can opt to car-share by leaving your details by clicking on
here on the kintyreforum.

Alternatively, West Coast Motors and Scottish Citylink offer a 3 times daily coach service from Glasgow - timetable available from their website here.

Plans are again underway to re-open the ferry route from Ballycastle in Northern Ireland to Campbeltown but will now be 2007 at the earliest.

Kintyre Express now offer the first regular passenger service from Troon to Campbeltown with two sailings per day every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Travel the 32 mile sea passage in style, speed and comfort in approximately one hour! For more information please visit the website -


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