Public Transport to Glencoe Scotland
Glencoe is very easy to get to using public transport. There are some great resources such as Traveline Scotland website AND their excellent iPhone App which shows you a map of an area in Scotland with bus stops. You click on the bus-stop and the App shows you when the next bus is due.
Scotrail 08457 48 49 50 www.scotrail.co.uk
Scotrail operates a train service from Edinburgh and Glasgow to Fort William, with sleeper services from various cities in England. Once in Fort William, there is an additional rail link on the West Highland Line along the Road to the Isles which stops at Banavie, Glenfinnan, Lochailort, Easdale, Arisaig and Mallaig on the Atlantic coast.
Scottish City Link Tel: 0990 50 50 50
City Link operate coach bus services through Scotland and have a regular service to Glencoe enroute Fort William which also links to and from Inverness Oban and the Isle of Skye. The City Link coach service to Fort William and Skye stops at GLA airport in the afternoons City Link website
Stagecoach Buses Based in Inverness and Fort William 01397 702 373 http://www.stagecoachbus.com
Glasgow International Airport (98 miles)
Terminal Building, Paisley, PA3 2ST
Tel: 0141 887 1111 www.baa.co.uk
International and domestic flights into Glasgow and Edinburgh are available most times of the year, with hourly shuttle flights to/from London Heathrow and Gatwick. There is a Stagecoach bus link to Fort William some afternoons and a regular bus shuttle into Glasgow from the airport to join up with buses and trains.
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Glasgow Prestwick Airport 0871 223 0700 Outside UK: 00 44 1292 511000
(135 miles approx)
Tel: 01667 462445 (92 miles)
Inverness Airport is 20 minutes east of the City of Inverness and provides an alternative route into the Highlands. The drive to Glencoe is around 2 hours, depending on time of day and weather.