Although our two island retreats are located in idyllic rural surroundings, they are remarkably easy to get to. The College on Cumbrae is only one hour from Glasgow and is near two international airports.
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From Glasgow International Airport; join the M8. Leave the M8 at junction 28A (signposted Irvine A737), then merge onto the A737. Join the A760 signposted Largs.
From Prestwick Airport, join the A78 north which takes you direct to Largs.
Coming from the South, follow the M74 as far as Glasgow, join the M73 then onto the M8. From there the instructions are the same as from Glasgow Airport above.
Coming from the North or East; once you get to Glasgow follow the instructions from the Glasgow Airport above.
You can use a route planner for more detailed instructions.
The train journey from Glasgow to Largs takes approximately 1 hour. For timetable and price information visit the National Rail website.
There are coach services from Glasgow to Largs. For timetable and price information visit the Scottish Citylink website.
Once you arrive at Largs there is a regular 10 minute ferry service to the island of Cumbrae.