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Mallaig (MAL) - Small Isles (SIS)

Be aware

Service updates

Until Further Notice

A navigational aid marking the reef at the entrance to Muck is out of position. As a result, service to Muck will remain liable to disruption or cancellation until the aid has been repositioned.

Due to infrastructure issues at both Eigg and Rum, these services are liable to disruption or cancellation at short notice.

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.

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Last Updated: 08 Dec 2023 09:08

Supplementary information

Until Further Notice
The lift on board MV Loch Nevis is out of order.

Online Booking

We are aware that there are currently issues booking foot passengers on the Small Isles service online.
Please contact the Mallaig office directly on 01687 310240 (option 2) to book if you are unable to book on the website.
We apologise for any inconvenience.

Pre-purchase your travel on this route – Foot passengers can now pre-purchase tickets for this route online, prior to arriving at port, or even just prior to boarding. This is a new feature on our Turn up and Go routes. You’ll be purchasing an open ticket for a chosen departure date, valid for the season in which you've purchased it – find out more
You can purchase your tickets here.

If you are taking a vehicle, you must have a permit to travel (see timetable for more information), and travel should be arranged with the Mallaig office.

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.

Until Further Notice
Due to an issue, there is currently no petrol or diesel at the Mallaig petrol station. Passengers are advised to seek alternative petrol stations
Morar motors (diesel only) - 0830-1730 Monday-Friday
Armadale - 0830-1730 Monday - Friday / 0830-1500 Saturday
Broadford 7 days a week 24hrs

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.

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: 08 Dec 2023 09:08

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