Ferries Information

Mallaig - Armadale Ferry


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Below is information on all of the ferry services in Lochaber

For up to date weather information or ferry cancelations please cantact the ferry operators directly. 

  • The ferry crossing on Loch Linnhe from Corran to Ardgour is operated by Highland Council.  Click here for more info.

  • The passenger only ferry crossing on Loch Linnhe from Fort William to Camusnagaul.  Click here for more info. 

  • Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) operate several of the ferry routes in Lochaber.  See below for more info and link. 

  • The Knoydart Ferry which travels between Mallaig and Inverie/Tarbet crossing Loch Nevis.  See below for more info and link. 

  • Lochaber also has several companies who offer charters and cruises to view the very varied wildlife along the scenic West Coast.  Choose from the options below and follow the links.    


Caledonian MacBrayne Ferry Services

Routes Kilchoan to / from Tobermory
Lochaline to / from Fishnish
Mallaig to / from Armadale
Mallaig to / from Eigg - Muck - Rum – Canna

For more information please click here

The Knoydart Ferry 

The Knoydart Seabridge is the name given to the passenger ferry from Mallaig to Inverie on Knoydart crossing Loch Nevis.  There are several daily sailings summer and winter which link with train services from/to Glasgow/Fort William.  The journey takes 25 to 30 minutes and you can book a trip out with sailing times.   For further information please click here or phone 01687 462916.    

Ardnamurchan Charters

Offer Ferry trips from Laga bay to Tobermory and wildlife cruises around The Sound of Mull, the Islands of Rhum Eigg and Muck, Treshnish Isles & Iona, Coll, Tiree and also extended trips to Barra and the Hebrides.
For further information please click here or tel: 01972 500208

Arisaig Marine

Cruise to the islands of Eigg, Muck or Rum run daily from late April until late September, departing Arisaig at 11.00 am. The Schedule varies through the week to give you the opportunity to visit and explore the contrasting islands of Eigg, Muck or Rum.

For further information please click here or alternatively you can phone the Harbour Office on 01687450224

Western Isles Cruises

Western Isles Cruises operate out of Mallaig harbour.  The Knoydart Ferry leaves Mallaig at 10:15 and 14:15.  They have 1 hour Wild Life Cruises twice daily from Mallaig at 12:45 and 17:15, Mon to Friday.  Afternoon cruises from Inverie at 15:00 go up Loch Nevis arriving back at Inverie at 16:15. All wild life cruise sailings are timed around local train timetables so you will have time to relax and enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery that Scotland has to offer.   

For further information please click here  You can also call 01687 462233 or 07939386330 or email; info@westernislescruises.co.uk