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Service status & info


Oban (OBA) - Craignure (CRA)

Normal service

Supplementary information

Until  Further Notice

As of Wednesday 10 July, Scotrail will introduce a temporary timetable. This will impact various onward travel connections across the network. For further details please visit Scotrail prior to your journey.

Monday 16th September

Due to livestock sales the following sailings have been cancelled -

Depart Oban – 12:15 and 15:55
Depart Craignure – 13:35

Please note the 17:05 is now delayed to18:05 departing Craignure as the vessel operated via Colonsay.

The 18:15 departing Oban is delayed to 19:15 and the 19:25 departing Craignure is delayed to 20:25.

All other sailings will operate as per published timetable. All bookings affected by this change will be contacted by us in due course.

Wednesday 9th & Sunday 13th October

Due to the Mull Rally, the following additional sailings will operate –

Wednesday 9th October
Departing Craignure – 21:10 & 21:40
Departing Oban – 20:35 & 22:20

Sunday 13th October
Departing Oban – 07:25
Departing Craignure – 08:45

Thursday 17th October 

Due to additional sailings operated in support of the Mull Rally and to allow the vessel time to conduct weekly safety drills, the following sailings have been cancelled -
Departing Oban – 12:15
Departing Craignure – 13:35


We have an alternative crossing to/from Mull via our non-bookable Lochaline - Fishnish service. This route is a turn up and go service and will be operated on a first come first served basis. Customers should be aware their preferred sailing choice may not be guaranteed. Further information on travelling on the Lochaline-Fishnish service can be found on our FAQ's page

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.

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: 22 Jul 2024 07:51

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