How To Get To Islay and Port Charlotte

By Air - Flights To Islay Airport

There are daily flights from Glasgow International Airport (GLA) to Islay Glenegedale Airport (ILY), with flying time of about 30-40 minutes. For information on schedules, please contact Flybe at Glasgow Airport on +44 (0) 141 887 1111 or Islay Airport on +44 (0) 1496 302022, or you can check availability of flights and book online at: FlyBe Airlines

Port Charlotte and Islay Maps and Travel Information - Map of Isle of Isla

By Car - Directions To Islay From Glasgow

The drive from Glasgow to the port of Kennacraig (about 5 miles form Tarbert, on the Kintyre Peninsula) takes around 3 hours. Take the A82 along Loch Lomondside and follow the A83 in a westerly direction (sign-posted ultimately to Campbeltown) at Tarbet, passing through Arrochar at the head of Loch Long, then passing through Cairndow and Inveraray. Continue on the A83, now in a southerly direction along the western shores of Loch Fyne, passing through Lochgilphead and Tarbert on your way to Kennacraig. Please note that you must arrive at the ferry terminal 30 minutes before your ferry departure time.

Important Notice
Guests are strongly advised to book the ferry journey at the time of booking the accommodation. The ferry services to Islay are operated by Caledonian MacBrayne. Timetables and reservations are available by telephone on +44 (0) 1880 730253 (Kennacraig, Argyll) or +44 (0) 1496 303309 (Port Ellen, Islay), or online at:
Caledonian MacBrayne

By Bus

A daily bus service operates from Glasgow Buchanan Street Bus Station - Number 926, making a connection to and from the ferry terminal at Kennacraig. For further information contact Buchanan Street Bus Station on +44(0) 141 332 7133.

Useful Link - More Islay and Travel Information:

Please see the very informative and useful:
Islay Info Website

Local Directions To Port Charlotte Hall

Please see - detailed local directions - page for information about how to get to Port Charlotte Hall from Islay Airport, or from the ferry terminal at Port Ellen or Port Askaig.