Accommodation and Travel

Getting Here

The 926 Citylink bus runs from Glasgow 5 times a day (with the midday one calling at Glasgow Airport) and offers lovely views of Loch Lomond, the Arrochar Alps and Kintyre. Booking is strongly recommended.

If you are driving and want to come by ferry, you have 3 options:
Ardrossan to Brodick then Lochranza to Claonaig with Calmac
Ardrossan to Campbeltown with Calmac
or Gourock to Hunter’s Quay with Western Ferries and Portavadie to Tarbert with Calmac.

Another option is to fly from Glasgow to Campbeltown.

We strongly recommend getting in touch with other competitors to share transport. enables you to offer or ask for lifts  to races.

For those staying in Campbeltown the 442 bus leaving from opposite Tesco at 7.13 a.m., calling in at various places and arriving at Machrihanish at 7.35 a.m.

For those returning to Machrihanish, the 200 leaves at 15.58 and the 442 leaves at 17.28 and we believe there will be a later one when the summer timetable begins. Up to date information is best checked nearer the time on the West Coast Motors website.

Staying Here

We are pleased to be working with Machrihanish Holiday Park, where you can choose from a wide variety of accommodation options which will be very convenient for the Start. For those wishing to stay in Campbeltown, there is no particular place to look but a general internet search will provide planty of information.