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Oban (OBA) - Craignure (CRA)

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Service updates

Saturday 13th April

Due to strong winds, service is liable to disruption or cancellation at short notice.

Sunday 14th April

Due to vessel redeployments as part of the annual overhaul programme, the following amended timetable will operate: 

Depart Oban: 0955, 1125, 1215, 1415,1535 (additional sailing), 1705, 1825 (delayed 1815) 1945 

Depart Craignure: 0930, 1105, 1250, 1335, 1540, 1705, 1825, 1945 (delayed 1930) 

Please note, the previously timetabled 1555 departing Oban is cancelled. 

We’ll keep customers informed should there be any further changes in connection to this route. If you’ve not already done so, download our app or follow our Twitter @CalMac_Updates so we can provide you with timely updates, with the latest information we have available. Alternatively, you can also sign up to our service status text updates.

Reason: operational

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2024 15:20

Supplementary information

Monday 15th April - Friday 10th May

Due to vessel deployments in order to support the annual overhaul programme, MV Coruisk and MV Loch Frisa will operate a two vessel service. Please see timetable here.

Whilst we work on updating our reservation system some bookings will be unavailable. Customers with bookings affected with these changes will be contacted by the ports in due course. Please do not contact the ports until you have received communication from them, as they will not be able to assist you until all amendments have been completed.

24th May - 3rd June

We will be running additional sailings for visitors travelling to and from Islay's Fèis Ìle in May and June 2024, following consultation with local communities, and other routes will be temporarily impacted as a result. If you have a booking in place that is affected, we do apologise for this, and our port team will be in touch with you in date order to provide further information and support.

Amended timetables will operate on the following routes and all details can found here.

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.

Payment Information - Contactless payment is quick and easy. If you're travelling with us, please do so using a contactless payment method. We accept MasterCard, Visa, Apple, Google or Samsung Pay. If you need assistance, please speak with a member of staff.

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2024 15:20

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