Getting to the Isle of Bute

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The Isle of Bute is Scotland's most accessible island, only 90 minutes from Glasgow. Situated in the Firth of Clyde, it is easily reachable by two regular ferry services from the mainland.

The principal route to the island is by car and passenger ferry from Wemyss Bay. There are regular train services to the ferry terminus at Weymss Bay from both Glasgow Central and Paisley St. James Station (10 minutes from Glasgow International Airport).

The ferry crossing over to Rothesay takes 35 minutes and with sailings approximately every 45 minutes at peak times. No booking is required. For a detailed timetable and further information, please visit the Caledonian Macbrayne website.