There are daily ferries during the summer months, operated by Calmac, and the journey takes just under three hours from Oban. With opportunities to spot wildlife and take in the spectacular scenery, it makes a great way to start your island adventure. Calmac have recently updated their website and have some excellent advice on travelling to Coll via Oban, here: Coll Destination Guide.
For even more spectacular views, there are also regular flights with Hebridean Air from Oban to Coll airport and the trip lasts around 30 minutes.
If you’re coming to Coll then first of all you will need to get to Oban. Trains from Edinburgh and Glasgow are operated by Scotrail, whilst Citylink provide a bus service throughout Scotland. There are spaces on the train to bring your bicycle, but make sure that you book a space for your bike in advance. You can also drive to Oban and leave your car in one of the free car parks if you want to save costs on the ferry crossing.
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you need some advice on getting to Coll or assistance planning your trip.