Ferry

By Sea

Caledonian MacBrayne operates a car ferry service between Mallaig and Armadale Skye, Mallaig and South Uist (connect with the Barra and the rest of the Outer Hebrides).

The small Isles of Canna, Eigg, Muck & Rum also have frequent Calmac passenger sailings from Mallaig.

Whether you've sailed with Calmac recently, or not for a while - it's critical that you prepare and plan ahead for your journey.  Although travel restrictions are easing, the situation remains different due to COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Physical distancing rules and enhanced cleaning protocols mean capacity and sailing frequency are less than normal. Book online prior to travel, where possible- even if travelling as a foot passenger.
  • A voluntary, Scottish Government scheme inviting all passengers to self test fro COVID-19 three days before travel to the Scottish Islands is now in place and designed to reduce the risk of spread to island communities. Details are available from -  Rapid testing available for everyone visiting the small isles

Arisaig Marine operate day trips for foot-passengers to the Small Isles from Arisaig from late April until late September - Tel: 01687 450224.

Western Isles Cruises Ltd operate the Knoydart ferry service - Tel: 01687 462 233.

In the summer months, combined bus/ferry packages are available from Fort William so you can visit some of the Small Isles on a day trip with Shiel Buses and Caledonian Macbrayne. 

 

Useful Links

The Road to the Isles


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