How to Get Here

How to get to Cumbrae

How to get to Millport and the Isle of Cumbrae


Need to know how to get here? It is just a short ferry crossing from the town of Largs on the Ayrshire coast and a journey of around 60 minutes from the centre of Glasgow to Largs. A train service runs hourly from Glasgow to Largs and a bus service is also available

Once you arrive at the Cumbrae ferry slip there is a bus service which meets every ferry to whisk you in to town (approx 10 minute journey)

NOTE: the bus service on Cumbrae operates every day of the week throughout the year with the exception of New Year’s day.


The town of Largs on the Ayrshire coast, has a mainline train station and from there it is only 8.5 minutes by ferry the Island of Cumbrae.


It only takes 8 minutes and there is a ferry running every 15 minutes during the summer months and every 30 minutes throughout the winter.

If travelling from Glasgow you are best to go to Buchannan Street bus station located next to Lang’s Hotel in the Cowcaddens area of the city centre. If you are travelling out of Largs, there are a number of bus stops along Largs seafront, although the main bus stops are located in Largs Main Street.
For full details of destinations and times, please select the links for each service.



Bus service number 901 by McGill’s City Connect is a half hourly service from Glasgow (Buchanan St bus station) to Largs (both ways).


Bus service number 585 by Stagecoach
Destinations: Greenock, Inverkip, Wemyss Bay, Largs, Fairlie, West Kilbride, Seamill, Ardrossan, Saltcoats, Stevenston, Irvine, Prestwick, Ayr

Bus service number 577 by Stagecoach
Destinations: Largs to Greenock town centre, one route goes via IBM, another via Gourock. Other stops include Skelmorlie, Wemyss Bay and Inverkip. This service is the most frequent bus service in the Largs/Greenock area.


Express service to and from Braehead Shopping Centre, Glasgow by Harte Coaches
Destinations Largs via Kilbirnie & Lochwinnoch.


For other Public Transport details in Scotland check out the TravelineScotland link below

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