When you come to visit Lochgilphead, Argyll in Scotland you will probably be coming by car or would have rented one. There are however good facilities for local travel and you will find below the Telephone numbers and, if available, links to the relevant web site. If you are planning to visit some of the nearby beautiful islands you would probably like to know about ferry services, etc. General purpose information is also provided.
Regular coach service is available to and from Glasgow and Campbeltown. Coach service on School days is also available to Oban. For details contact:
West Coast Motor Service Co, Glenburn Road, Ardrishaig, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA30 8EU. Telephone: 01546 603735.
Glasgow - Lochgilphead - Campbeltown: Citylink Coach Service Number: 926 (Operates from May 21 to October 7, 2012) leaves Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, 6 times daily at 0635, 0915, 1200, 1400, (1700) and 1800 hours. Please note: the 1630 service only goes up to Ardrishaig (not up to Tarbert or Campbeltown). Journey time to Ardrishaig is approximately 3 hours. Ardrishaig to Campbeltown it takes another one hours and 20 minutes. Adult Return Fare (March, 2012) is £21.70 for journey from Glasgow to Lochgilphead or Ardrishaig. For more details contact Citylink: Telephone; 0871 266 3333. Calls cost 10p/min from BT, for other providers charges vary. Click here to visit their web site.
Lochgilphead - Glasgow: Citylink Coach Service Number: 926 leaves Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street for Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, 5 times daily at 0756, 1006, 1306, 1636 and 1836 hours. The corresponding Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station arrival times are 1026, 1240, 1540, 1908 and 2107. For more details please contact Citylink: Telephone; 0871 266 3333. Calls cost 10p/min from BT, for other providers or mobiles charges may vary.
Tarbert - Ardrishaig - Lochgilphead - Oban: West Coast Motors Coach service is available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Coach leaves Tarbert at 08:45, travels through Ardrishaig, change at Lochgilphead, and it reaches Oban at 10:35. Reverse journey is available on same days, leaving Oban at 13:45, arriving Tarbert at 16:47. For further details contact West Coast Motors: Telephone; 01586 552319 or click here to visit their web site.
Free Car Parking is plentiful. You can park at designated free car parks: opposite the Ardrishaig Cooperative Store, Chalmers Street Ardrishaig; in Lochgilphead there is designated free car park at Lorne Street with entry also from Poltalloch Street (A83). There are some parking spaces at the road side in some areas.
Alasdair A MacDonald, Taxis, Lairfed, Ardfern, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8QR. Telephone 01852 500638.
Glenfyne Taxi Company, 11 Upper Glenfyne Park, Ardrishaig, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA30 8HH. They serve Mid Argyll for local and long distance hires. Four (4) and six (6) passenger vehicles are available. For further information or Bookings please contact: John or Maureen Byrne, Telephone 07850 645671.
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