Getting Here

Arriving by air:

There are at least two daily direct flights from Glasgow Airport to Islay Airport.  Flights are operated by Flybe.  For more information on flight schedules and fares visit

  • Glasgow  to Islay (approximately 30 minutes).  

Arriving by sea:

A regular car ferry service operates between Kennacraig and Port Askaig or Port Ellen on Islay (approximately 2 hours 15mins crossing). From the ferry terminal in Port Askaig, Tigh Gorm is a 20 minute drive away; and only 1 minute drive from Port Ellen ferry terminal.

Calmac operate the ferry service. Booking is advised as sailings can run at capacity in the high season. For further information on schedules and fares visit

Car Hire:

Car hire is available on the island and collection at both airport and the ferry terminals can be arranged directly with D & N MacKenzie.   For further information visit