Campbeltown is served by the citylink bus from Glasgow to Campbeltown 3 times per day (including Sundays). Note that this bus calls at every settlement along the way which results in a long journey time. The bus also calls at various places allowing passengers to transfer onto ferries run by Caledonian MacBrayne (see below). Buses can get very busy during peak season - you may see two buses running in convoy!
Twice daily service (not weekends) run by British Airways (operated under the name Loganair). Flight time is approximately 30 mins, though with the right weather behind the plane can be done in about 10!
- Caledonian MacBrayne, runs the following car ferries which allow access to the various islands around the Kintyre peninsula, and an occasional service across the Firth of Clyde.
- Ardrossan to Campbeltown, three sailings per week in summer. There are connecting trains from Glasgow Central, giving a total journey time of about 4 hours.
- Tarbert to Portavadie every hour or so (daytime) daily. Together with the Gourock to Dunoon service, this provides a shorter route from Glasgow, or makes part of various circular routes.
- Kennacraig to Islay twice a day. Kennacraig is 6 miles South of Tarbert.
- Claonaig to Lochranza every 1 1/4 hours daily in summer only. Claonaig is 4.5 miles south of Kennacraig
The first 2 ports are served by the Citylink bus service to Campbeltown (see above). Claonaig is served by a 3 times per day Mon-Sat by West Coast Motors service 448 from Tarbert.
- See whisky being made at the Springbank Distillery at 85 Longrow, Campbeltown, PA28 6EX . Book on +44 1586 551710.
- A film at Scotland's oldest, still running, purpose built, cinema. Information can be found at their website Bookings can be made via +44 1586 553899
- Mull of Kintyre Seatours, ☎ +44 7785 542811. Fast boat trips around Kintyre and to Arran, the Firth of Clyde, Islay and Northern Ireland. Also run regular wildlife-watching trips to Sanda Island, Ailsa Craig and the Mull of Kintyre.
- Paddle Steamer Waverley. occasionally sails from Campbeltown to the Mull of Kintyre or Ireland.
- Drink the locally distilled whisky from Springbank, Glengyle, or Glen Scotia. Then sing the song "Campbeltown Loch, I wish you were whisky".