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Welcome toMull

From mountains to moorlands, Mull is an island of wild landscapes with a pretty harbour town.

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Exceptional wildlife, whisky, and pristine beaches

Mull is wild and beautiful. 300 miles of dramatic coastline, including some excellent beaches, and a castle that's appeared in several films. You might recognise the main town, Tobermory, from the Balamory children's TV show - you can't miss the harbour's brightly painted houses as you arrive on the ferry from Kilchoan.

The An Tobar arts centre sells lots of arts and crafts to take home, and if you head further afield you can spot puffins, dolphins, and otters, or explore the Lochbuie stone circle and MacKinnon's cave. Mull is the gateway to Iona, which is perfect for a day trip. The Tobermory distillery has some excellent malts, too, if you like a dram.

For more information on Mull visit Explore Argyll's  or Holiday Mull's website.


How to get here

The most direct route to Mull is by ferry from Oban, which drops you at Craignure. The journey takes 46 minutes. Vehicle reservations are recommended. 

You can also get to Mull from Lochaline and Kilchoan on Morvern and Ardnamurchan. No advance booking is necessary on these sailings. Simply turn up at the port of departure, buy a ticket, and go on the next available sailing. 

Looking for the best form of travel to and from our ports? Traveline can help you find the way that best suits you for making your journey using the most up to date information from around the UK for all transport companies.

We have also listed some travel information below that you may find useful:

Getting to Oban from Glasgow

By train

If you're coming from the east coast, Edinburgh, or the South, you'll need to travel through Glasgow. There's a regular direct train to Oban from Glasgow Queen Street Station, and it takes just over 3 hours. Why not purchase a Rail and Sail ticket from Glasgow to Craignure? Check Scotrail  for train times.

By bus

The bus route to Oban from Glasgow takes just under 3 hours, traffic permitting. The bus from Inverness to Oban takes 3 hours 30 minutes, with a change at Fort William. Check Citylink  for more details.

By car

It takes 2 hours 30 minutes to drive from Glasgow, 3 hours from Edinburgh, 4 hours from Aberdeen, and 2 hours 45 minutes from Inverness.

Helpful tips for driving on Mull

Postcode for sat nav

Oban Port: PA34 4DB


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