Travel

Scotland MapGetting here is easy...

Take the ferry from Ardrossan to Brodick. The trip takes 55 minutes. Aros Beag is six miles from Brodick head towards Blackwaterfoot and Shiskine.

You will pass the Machrie Moor turn off on your left and continue towards Shiskine village you then come to Bridge Farm - Slow down! Aros Beag is the white cottage with the palm trees on the left hand side just before you reach the Balmichael Centre.

The other way to reach Arran is to take the ferry from Claonaig on the the Kintyre Peninsula to Lochranza on the north of the Island. The crossing takes only 30 minutes.

Ferry: www.calmac.co.uk

 

FERRY
One ferry leaves from Ardrossan on the west coast of Scotland. There is another ferry in the summer that leaves from Cloanaig to Lochranza in the North of Arran.
www.calmac.co.uk Tel +44 0870565000

BY AIR
Prestwick International Airport is situated in the heart of Ayrshire and Glasgow International Airport is only a 1 hour drive. Ryanair is the main airline flying into Prestwick with a number of direct flights from London and Europe, other airlines also use this route. Check the contacts below for further information.

Ryanair: www.ryanair.com

Easyjet
Glasgow International Airport www.glasgowairport.com
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport www.glasgowprestwick.com

Map of Arran



BY RAIL
There are main train stations at Ayr, Prestwick, Prestwick Airport and Kilmarnock. Main line trains leave from Glasgow Central Station Direct to Ardrossan Harbour. This is where the London Sleeper service connects. For further information please contact:
 
Tel: 0044  (0) 344 811 0141
 
Journey Times:
Aberdeen: 3 hours 30 minutes
Glasgow: 45 minutes
Edinburgh: Edinburgh1 hours 40 minutes
Manchester: 4 hours
London 7 hours
 
BY LAND
From England just head towards Carlisle and then follow signs for Kilmarnock and Ayr once you have crossed the Scottish Border. The scenic Galloway Tourist Toute along the A713 is a beautiful alternative to the main roads. From the north, just head south towards Glasgow and pick up the M77/A77.