Getting Around Islay and Jura

Getting Around

Transport For Those Island Adventures

Getting Around

To get the most of your trip to Islay it is definitely worth considering transport around the island, this can be done by car or bike, buses, taxis, or even Tuk-Tuk.

The local bus time table can be accessed here

See below for details on bike hire and cycling adventures on Islay.

There are several taxi operators on the Islay but it is definitely worth booking taxis in advance.

Islay Tuk Tuk is a novel and fun  way to explore the island. More info can be found here

Islay Tuk Tuk Transport for Fèis Ìle 2022 – Book in advance: [email protected] 07555016450

Islay Taxis | Top Class Islay Taxi Service and Tours

Jims Islay Taxi Bowmore | Taxi service on the Scottish Isle of Islay (jims-islay-taxi.co.uk)

CAROLS CABS – THE ISLAY TAXI SERVICE (carols-cabs.co.uk)

BRUICHLADDICH TAXIS – HOME (weebly.com)

Visiting Jura

Persabus is ideally suited for trips across to the Isle of Jura.

The Jura Ferry Terminal is situated at Port Askaig, (5 minutes from Persabus), and sails across to Feolin on Jura. It is a 10 minute crossing.

The small car ferry is operated by ASP Ship Management Ltd on behalf of Argyll & Bute Council.

Telephone 01496 840681 for enquiries.

Ferries sail regularly during the day, Mon-Sat, with a more limited timetable on Sunday.

Port Askaig (Islay) – Feolin (Jura) Ferry Timetable (argyll-bute.gov.uk)

Day trip to the Isle of Colonsay

There are Calmac sailings from Port Askaig ferry terminal to the Isle of Colonsay on Wednesdays and Saturdays, allowing roughly six hours to enjoy this beautiful island. Timetables and tickets can be accessed here

More information on things to see and do on Colonsay can be accessed here