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Welcome toTiree

Nicknamed Hawaii of the North, Tiree is all about pristine beaches, big surf, and an easy-going music festival.

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Surf's up, and sunny

Tiree has some of the highest levels of sunshine in the UK, and the white beaches draw surfers from across the world. If you're not up for the waves, take a look at the twelve remaining Blackhouses - traditional thatched buildings, some with walls six-foot thick. There's a music festival in July, when the island comes to life for three days of music, camping, and adventure. In October the windsurfers descend on the island to battle the breaks in the Tiree Wave Classic.

For more information on Tiree visit Explore Argyll and Isle of Tiree websites. 


How to get here

Catch the ferry to Tiree from Oban. The ferry lands at Tiree, and the crossing takes 4 hours. Vehicle reservations are recommended.

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

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. 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

Oban is a 2.5 hour drive from Glasgow, 3 hours from Edinburgh, 4 hours from Aberdeen, and 2 hours 45 minutes from Inverness.

Helpful tips for driving on Tiree

Postcode for sat nav

Oban Port: PA34 4DB

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