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Oban (OBA) - Colonsay (CSA) - Port Askaig (PAS) - Kennacraig (KEN)

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MV Hebridean Isles

The vessel was due to return from annual overhaul to provide a two-vessel service alongside MV Finlaggan from the 30th November. However, due to an emergent issue with the vessel's Port Main Engine the vessel remains in dock.
As a result, the following amended timetable will be operated on Saturday 2nd December by MV Finlaggan:

Saturday 2nd December

Depart Kennacraig - 08:00
Arrive Port Askaig - 09:55
Depart Port Askaig - 10:10
Arrive Colonsay -11:10
Depart Colonsay - 11:25
Arrive Port Askaig - 12:25
Depart Port Asakig - 13:00
Arrive Kennacraig - 14:55

Please note, the Colonsay to Oban and Oban-Colonsay connections have been cancelled.

Reason: operational

Last Updated: 02 Dec 2023 18:10

Supplementary information

Monday 8th, 15th, 22nd January

Please note, due to operational reasons, there will be no Monday service on 8th, 15th & 22nd January.

Livestock Transport Information

Please be aware:
Four tier floats are not permitted on enclosed vessels such as MV Isle of Mull. Four tier floats carrying only three tiers of light lambs are permitted on MV Isle of Mull sailings from Craignure to Oban. No more than five full size floats may be carried at any one time on MV Isle of Mull.

Turn Up and Go and Bookable route online purchases. If you have purchased tickets online as a group or for any number of travel companions, for use on any of our Turn Up and Go or Bookable routes, the full party must travel on the same sailing. This applies to both legs of your journey. If you are unsure if all members of your group are travelling together, please complete separate transactions online.

Connecting Services - For customers using connecting services please note these services do not always guarantee a connection, particularly during times of disruption. We advise that you check both CalMac and connecting service websites prior to travel to ensure you can reach your end destination safely.

Connecting Bus Connections - Citylink have made some improvements for summer timetable connections between Oban and Glasgow. Visit for the latest timetables.

Stay Safe - When travelling with us, we strongly recommend our customers follow our safer travel guidance. Before travel, take a moment to familiarise yourself with the details. 

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Last Updated: 02 Dec 2023 18:10

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