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Getting Here

Isle of Gigha

Gigha has excellent travel links and is very easy to get to.

Fly fly

From overseas, you should book a flight to Glasgow, Edinburgh or London. For bargain flights between London and Glasgow or Edinburgh, try one of the budget airlines: www.easyjet.com, www.go-fly.com, www.go-fly.com or www.ryanair.com or alternatively travel with British Airways www.british-airways.com or British Midlands www.flybmi.com for flights from all major airports.

Gigha has its own grass airstrip which is near the south end of the island lying in an east/west direction. The airfield can be used by private planes and microlights. The landing fee for single engine planes is £15 and £25 for twin engines. This includes transport to and from Gigha Hotel and anyone who chooses to stay overnight at the Hotel will get a £5 reduction on this charge. The landing fee for microlights is £3. We ask that all pilots phone the hotel on 01583 505254 for ppl and to check conditions on the field.
Full details of the airfield, size, location etc. can be found in Pooley's Guide.

Ferry ferry

Caledonian MacBrayne runs a car and passenger ferry to Gigha all year round: Tayinloan - Ardminish. For timetable information, see Cal Mac's site. For ferry times and reservations contact: Caledonian MacBrayne on +44 (0)990 650000. You can also check timetables and book online at www.calmac.co.uk.

Driving drive

Glasgow International Airport is the nearest airport to Gigha, just 2.5 hours drive from Tayinloan. You can hire a car from the airport, for car hire quotes see: www.holidayautos.co.uk, www.hertz.co.uk, www.carquoteinternational.com, www.1carhireuk.co.uk.

From the Airport, take the signs to Erskine Bridge (M8). Once across the bridge take the A82 Westbound to Dumbarton. Once through Dumbarton, keep on the A82 along the beautiful shores of Loch Lomond. At Tarbet, the A82 beomes the A83, signposted Campbeltown - follow this road through some of the most scenic countryside in until you come to Tayinloan, approximately 80 miles. The ferry is well signposted from the main road.

Isle of Gigha
Train & Bus train & bus

The nearest train connection for Gigha is Arrochar on the shores of Loch Long - a connection can be made there with the Scottish Citylink bus service from Glasgow. For train times and booking contact: www.scotrail.co.uk.

Regular bus services connect with ferry arrival and departures times. The main operators from Central Scotland are Scottish Citylink Coaches, for all connections call +44 (0) 990 5050505 or check times online at www.citylink.co.uk.

Useful Links

Easyjet
Go
Ryanair
British Airways
British Midland
Caledonian Macbrayne
Holiday Autos
Hertz
Car Hire UK
Scotrail
Citylink
AA Route Finder


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