The majority of visitors to Tiree use the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry service from Oban. They operate a 'roll on roll off' service for  passengers with vehicles and foot passangers. for more details of the service click here or visit the CalMac website.

In the summer, particularly July and August, there is great demand for vehicle places on the ferry so early booking is recommended.

Flybe operate a regular air service from Glasgow Airport. The 45 minute flight is said to be one of the most spectacular air routes in Scotland with grand views of western Scotland and the Isles. Hebridean Air Services operate a service from Oban Airport. Flights from Glasgow operate everyday except Sunday in the winter and every day in the summer - whilst the service from Oban operates only on Monday and Wednesday.

Details of the Flybe service from Glasgow can be found here - and details of Hebridean Air Service flights from Oban can be found here. 


Tiree has a network of B-class roads, mostly single track with passing places making the most part of the islands accessible for cars and interconnecting the small townships. Car hire, and bike hire, is available on the island - details are below.

For advice about driving on the island please click here.

Argyll and Bute Council has established a new bus on demand service in Tiree, called 'Ring’n'Ride'. This service provides transportation between any two points on the island and is also suitable for disabled passengers and wheel chairs. To book the service please ring 01879 220419 or email

There is a taxi service on the island - to make enquiries please ring 01879 220419.


Maclennan Motors
Located at the pier head in Scarinish.
01879 220555


Tiree Fitness Solutions
07867 304640 -

Millhouse Cycles
01879 220802 or 07786 708154 -

MacLennan Motors
01879 220555 -

Blackhouse Bike Rental
07711 807976 or 07736 330829 -