From Glasgow: Take the A82 to Dumbarton and follow the road along Loch Lomond to Tarbet. Here turn onto the A83 signposted for Inveraray and Campbeltown. At Inveraray turn right under the white archway onto the A819 and continue for around 9 miles before turning left for Cladich and Ford. Dalriada is about two miles along the B840 on the left hand side.
From Edinburgh: Take the M9 to Stirling and turn onto the A84 through Callendar and Crianlarich. At Tyndrum, turn left onto the A85 towards Dalmally and Oban. Two miles beyond Dalmally turn left onto the A819 towards Inveraray and Cladich. Follow this for about 5 miles before turning right onto the B840 for Cladich and Ford. Dalriada is about two miles along the B840 on the left hand side.
By Air : Glasgow (GLA), Prestwick or Edinburgh (EDI) International airports. Only 1 hour 40 minutes from Glasgow, 2 hours from Prestwick, or 2.5 hours from Edinburgh.
By Rail : Dalmally is the nearest station, served from Glasgow Queen Street Station by the West Highland Line. There are 3 trains a day.
By Bus: Dalmally and Inveraray are the nearest official bus stops for Scottish Citylink services from Glasgow (or from Edinburgh to Tyndrum/Dalmally in the summer months). The driver will stop at Cladich for you on the Glasgow-Oban service if asked.
- Dalmally (8 miles) – general store, post office, pharmacy, doctors surgery & 9 hole golf course plus train station serving Oban & Glasgow.
- Inveraray (10 miles) – good range of local shops, hotels/pubs/restaurants
- Oban (30 miles)- full range of shops and restaurants, many offering seafood, cinema, 18 hole golf course, sports leisure complex and ferries to Mull and the islands