Maolbhuidhe Bed and Breakfast, Fionnphort, Isle of Mull

Ferry Oban Summer

Oban to Craignure Ferry (Summer)

Caledonian MacBrayne (Calmac) run a ferry from Oban to Craignure (Mull) which takes about 50 minutes each way.

Starting this year on 27th March there will be TWO ferries on the Oban-Craignure route during the summer season, providing an extended service with ten sailings in each direction on weekdays (plus a late sailing at 21:45 on Fridays), and eight sailings on Sundays. Some variations apply. See Calmac for timetable and fares.

The information below is provided as a guide only, and you should check with Caledonian MacBrayne for exact timings and bookings (reservations).  Tel: 0800 066 5000 / 01631 566688.

Booking for your car is advisable at all times, and essential in the peak season. You need to check in at Oban pier at least 30 minutes before sailing time.  Travel Times & Distances on Mull

Pedestrians are not required to book, and tickets can be bought on arrival at the pier. Pedestrians must board at least ten minutes before sailing time.

Summer Timetable

29 March - 20 October 2024

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Day Oban to Mull Mull to Oban Notes
Depart Arrive Depart Arrive
Mon

to

Sat
- - 0710 0810  
0645 0735 0755 0845 Mon only
0725 0815 0845 0935 Not Mon
0835 0935 1000 1100  
0955 1045 1105 1155  
1125 1225 1250 1350  
1215 1305 1335 1425  
1415 1515 1540 1640  
1555 1645 1705 1755 Not Mon 15 July
1705 1805 1825 1925 Not Mon, Sat
1715 1815 1835 1935 Sat only
1725 1825 1850 1945 Mon only
1815 1905 1925 2015  
2000 2100 - -  
- - 2110 2205 Tue only
- - 2115 2215 Sat only
2140 2230 2245 2335 Fri only
2220 2315 - - Tue only
2230 2330 - - Sat only
Sun - - 0930 1030  
0955 1045 1105 1155  
1125 1225 1250 1350  
1215 1305 1335 1425  
1415 1515 1540 1640  
1555 1645 1705 1755  
1705 1805 1825 1925  
1815 1905 1930 2020  
1945 2045 - -  
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Fares (Summer 2024)

Single and return fares are available.
Cars: Single £16.00, Return £ 32.00
Passenger (inc driver): Single £4.25, Return £8.50
See Calmac for further details

Other Car Ferries to and from Mull

There are also Calmac car ferries from Lochaline (Morvern) to Fishnish (Mull), and Kilchoan (Ardnamurchan) to Tobermory (Mull). For Iona you take the ferry from Fionnphort (Mull).  Check with Caledonian MacBrayne for bookings and fare options.

Bus connections to Fionnphort

On week-days the bus meets the ferry services which depart Oban at 0745 (Mondays 0645), 1220 and 1555hrs. On Saturdays there is an addiional bus to meet the 1400 sailing. This may be subject to change, please consult the bus timetables.

For further information see Buses on Mull

White cow near Fidden

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Iona: Port Ban

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Lunga: Puffins pairing

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Maolbhuidhe 2009

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