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Western Ferries offer the car and foot passenger service between Hunter’s Quay, Dunoon (PA23 8HJ and McInroy’s Point, Gourock (PA19 1BA), offering a convenient service over the Clyde, linking the Central belt of Scotland to the Cowal Peninsula…and beyond! Sailings are frequent throughout the day and evening. Tickets can be pre-purchased from outlets in Gourock. Click the link for time table, prices and ticket agents.
You can get to Dunoon from Gourock Railway Station with Argyll Ferries. The Argyll Ferries passenger only service runs between Gourock and Dunoon, with up to 60 sailings a day! Regular trains run between Glasgow Central Station and Gourock train station, which is conveniently situated beside the ferry terminal. You can buy a combined Rail and Sail ticket to make your journey even easier.
McGills Buses
McGills buses run a regular and frequent service from Glasgow to Dunoon - The ClydeFlyer 907 – which is fantastic value and with so many pick-up points along the way. There’s no excuse not to hop on the 907 and enjoy the trip Doon the Watter in the comfort of a coach.
It leaves from Glasgow picking up at Paisley, Port Glasgow, Greenock and Gourock. For best value, buy the GoZone 7 adult, student, child or family all-day tickets, and which includes the ferry crossing. One every hour at peak times. Concessions go free!
West Coast Motors
Many of our Festival walks around Cowal are timed to reach their starting points by West Coast Motor buses! Such walks using public transport are shown in the brochure by a small bus symbol and on the website, so check them out!
Click the link for routes in and around Dunoon and Cowal.
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