Maolbhuidhe Bed and Breakfast, Fionnphort, Isle of Mull

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 30th 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 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 ten minutes before sailing time.

Summer Timetable

30 March - 21 October 2018

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

to

Sat
- - 0700 0755 Mon only
- - 0715 0810 Not Mon
0645 0735 0755 0845 Mon only
0730 0820 0840 0930 Not Mon
0815 0910 0945 1040 Mon only
0840 0935 0955 1050 Not Mon
0950 1040 1100 1150  
1110 1205 1240 1335  
1220 1310 1330 1420  
1400 1455 1515 1610  
1555 1645 1705 1755  
1700 1755 1815 1910 Not Sat
1715 1810 1830 1925 Sat only
1810 1900 1915 2005  
2000 2055 - - Until 7 Sep
2145 2235 2245 2335 Fri only
Sun - - 0930 1025  
0950 1040 1100 1150  
1110 1205 1240 1335  
1220 1310 1330 1420  
1400 1455 1515 1610  
1555 1645 1705 1755  
1700 1755 1815 1910  
1810 1900 1915 2005  
1930 2025 - - Note E
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Notes:

Fares

Single and return fares are available.
Cars: Single £13.40, Return £ 26.80
Passenger (inc driver): Single £3.60, Return £7.20
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

Sparrow-hawk with prey (rock dove)

© 2018 Tim Dawson

Road at Gribun rocks

© 2018 Tim Dawson

Kintra (former fishing village near Fionnphort)

© 2018 Tim Dawson

Iona Ferry (at Fionnphort)

© 2018 Tim Dawson

Iona: Port Ban

© 2018 Tim Dawson