Calendonian MacBrayne operate a daily car ferry service departing from Kennacraig (3 hours drive Glasgow) on the mainland to Port Askaig on Islay. The service departs 3-4 times a day Monday - Saturday and twice on a Sunday and takes 2 hours. Log onto www.calmac.co.uk/ for more infomation and bookings or phone 08000 665000. From Port Askaig it is a short hop on the connecting shuttle ferry from Islay to Feolin on Jura which is a five minute crossing and does not require pre-booking. For more timetable information log onto www.islayinfo.com/jura-ferry.html
Otter Cottage is situated 24 miles from Feolin Ferry on Jura along a single track road.
In the summer from April to September, a passenger ferry service operates from Tayvallich to Craighouse. See www.jurapassengerferry.com for more details.
FlyBe fly direct to Islay from Glasgow International airport throughout the year, fares and timetable are available through www.flybe.com/. From the airport there is a bus service to the ferry terminal or Carol's Cabs can be booked on 01496 302155/07775 782155. Pre-booking of taxis is essential. Car hire is available at Islay airport. For further information log on to: www.hial.co.uk/islay-airport.html
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