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Air
  • A 25 minute ‘hop’ from Glasgow to Campbeltown airport, twice daily. Service by British Airways (Loganair). Car rental is available in Campbeltown, but not at the airport which is very small. Usually the car rental companies will arrange to meet you at the airport with your car.

Bus
  • There is a regular coach service from Glasgow to Campbeltown, three times daily. The journey takes about four and a half hours and the service is provided by City Link and West Coast Motors.

    Contact Citylink:
    Tel: 0870 550 5050
    Web: www.citylink.co.uk
    Email: info@citylink.demon.co.uk

    www.citylink.co.uk

  • West Coast Motors operates a number of local services linking the villages. Details from the operator.

    Contact West Coast Motors:
    Tel: 01586 552319
    Email: enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk

Ferry
  • From Northern Ireland. Take ferry from Ballycastle (County Antrim) to Campbeltown. This service should be operational in the Summer of 2001 - watch this space for details.

  • Caladonian MacBrayne run services from every Scottish island.

    Contact Caladonian MacBrayne:
    Tel: 01880 730 253
    Web:www.calmac.co.uk
    Email:reservations@calmac.co.uk

  • Contact Western Ferries:
    Tel: 01369 704 452
    Email: enquiries@western-ferries.co.uk

Car
  • Car Rental
    Contact Campbeltown Motor Company:
    Tel: 01586 552 030
    Web: http://www.peugeot.co.uk\cmssnipefield
    Email: cmcsnipefield@dealers.peugeot.co.uk

  • Car Rental
    Contact Burnbank Garage (Campbeltown):
    Tel: 01586 552 772
    Web: www.vauxhallburnbankgarage.co.uk
    Email: enquiries@vauxhallburnbankgarage.co.uk

  • Car Rental
    Contact: Henderson Hiring (Tarbert)
    Tel: 01880 820 220

Tourist Routes
  • By road. From Glasgow there is a 2 hour drive to Tarbert or nearer 3 hours to Campbeltown through some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland including the ‘Bonnie banks’ of Loch Lomond. Follow the A82 from Glasgow and then the A83. For those not used to our quaint habit of driving on the left side of the road allow a little more time for the journey.

  • By car from Glasgow to Ardrossan (Ayrshire) , then ferry to Brodick (Island of Arran). Drive round North of Arran to Lochranza, then ferry to Claonaig on Kintyre. (Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries) Please note that the ferry from Ardrossan to Brodick should be booked in advance.

  • By car from Glasgow to Gourock on the river Clyde, then ferry to Dunoon (Cal Mac. or Western Ferries). Drive to Portavadie on Loch Fyne, then Ferry to Tarbert on Kintyre. (Cal Mac).

  • By Car to Wemyss Bay on the river Clyde, then ferry to Rothesay (Island of Bute). Short drive to Rhubodach, then the ferry to Colintraive (Cal Mac). Drive to Portavadie then ferry to Tarbert on Kintyre. (Cal Mac).

 
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