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Isle of Mull

Getting around

Car & motorcycle


Almost all of Mull’s road network consists of single-track roads. There are petrol stations at Craignure, Fionnphort, Salen and Tobermory.

MullTaxi (07760 426351; www.mulltaxi.co.uk) is based in Tobermory, and has a vehicle that is wheelchair accessible.

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Bus & tram


Public transport on Mull is fairly limited. Bowman’s Tours (01680-812313; www.bowmans tours.co.uk) is the main operator, connecting the ferry ports and the island’s main villages. The routes useful for visitors are bus 495 from Craignure to Tobermory (£7 return, one hour, six daily Monday to Friday, four or five Saturday and Sunday) and bus 496 from Craignure to Fionnphort (£11 return, 1¼ hours, three or four daily Monday to Saturday, one Sunday).

On weekdays RN Carmichael (01688-302220) buses go from Tobermory to Dervaig (five daily) and Calgary (four daily); there are only two buses on Saturday and none on Sunday.

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You can hire bikes for about £10 to £15 a day from the following places.

Blazing Saddles (01681-700235; Seaview B&B, Fionnphort)

Brown’s Hardware Shop (01688-302020; Main St, Tobermory)

On Yer Bike (01680-300501; Craignure) Has an outlet in the craft shop near the ferry terminal in Craignure.

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