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Islay routes - from 19 June - 30 July, Port Askaig port will be closed due to infrastructure work. Amended timetables will be in operation for Islay and Colonsay. Read our dedicated web page.

Rothesay (Bute) Harbour Works - Due to infrastructure works being carried out at Rothesay Harbour, some Wemyss Bay/Rothesay summer timetable services will not operate between 27 May - 20 October 2024. Read our customer update.

Before you travel check the service status  for your route. If your sailing is disrupted or cancelled, read our online guide on Passenger Rights and how to claim.

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Every journey starts a story

Whether you want a high-energy adventure, or some well-earned relaxation time. Whether its quality food and drink, or quality time with the family. You can do it all right here on the Isles, and you're guaranteed to come back with a tale to tell. All routes on our network are available to buy online before travel. Beat the queues and buy before you sail

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The smoothest way to sail

When you buy online, you get 24/7 access to view and manage your current and past bookings, check service status, and create an account, making it easy to plan your next journey with your saved details.​ ​

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Island Crossings

Tune into BBC Scotland every Sunday at 9pm from 21st July 2024 for the second series of 'Island Crossings' - an eight-part documentary series about Caledonian MacBrayne and our people. Featuring our staff and the islanders whose lives and livelihoods depends on us.

Island Crossings : Find out more
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Win a Scottish Island Adventure for Two!​

Ever dreamed of island-hopping Scotland's west coast? Here's your chance! Enter to win an island-hopping trip for two adults along the iconic Five Ferries Route, plus an overnight stay at the luxurious Portavadie Hotel & Spa.

Win a Scottish Island Adventure for Two!​: Find out more
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Visit our Onboard Cafes

That's not the engine you hear rumbling, it sounds like it's time to visit our on-board cafes with menus to all tastes. It's all part of the adventure when you sail with us.

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Careers at Caledonian MacBrayne

If you're looking for an exciting career with a company that values inclusion, initiative, and teamwork then apply to join our team. We have opportunities across the west of Scotland, in a variety of roles.

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Be the first to receive timetable releases, journey information, travel inspiration and exclusive email competitions. Connect with Caledonian MacBrayne today.

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