Nowadays it is possible to leave London and approx 3 hours later be at the Crinan Hotel. Air travel to Glasgow and Edinburgh is relatively easy with regular arrivals by Easyjet/British Airways.
There are a range of national and local car hire as well as chauffeur drive services at the airports.
If you are travelling by train the nearest rail station is Oban which is approx 1 hours drive away.
Turn right at the end of the Airport terminal building, and follow signs onto the M8 westbound, towards Erskine Bridge (M8).
Follow M8 over Erskine Bridge and at the end of the bridge, take the A82 for Crianlarich.
Follow the A82 past Dumbarton and along Loch Lomond to Tarbet. At Tarbet bear left, taking the A83 through Arrochar towards Campbeltown
At Inverary follow Campbeltown signs to Lochgilphead.
At Lochgilphead follow the signs to A8 16 to Oban.
After 2 miles take the left turn to Crinan through Cairnbaan on B841.
Follow all signs to Crinan.
From Edinburgh, take M8 westbound towards Glasgow.
At Glasgow continue on M8, over Erskine Bridge.
(Then - follow directions as above)