Getting Here - Ferry Services

Appin Ferry

Please note due to Coronavirus restrictions there is changes in timetables, guidelines and capacity please check the operators websites before travelling.

Lismore is an island situated in Loch Linnhe on the west coast of Scotland.

It is serviced by two ferries:

  • a car ferry from Oban, and
  • a passenger ferry from Port Appin.

Oban-Achnacroish Car Ferry

Oban Lismore FerryClick here for service updates »

This ferry operates between Oban and Achnacroish which is in the South end of the island.

This ferry service is operated by Caledonian MacBrayne. There is a limited number of car spaces on the ferry, it is therefore advisable to reserve your space in advance.

The journey time is approximately 1 hour.
(bicycles are carried free on this ferry).
Advice on transporting petrol is here »
Advice on bringing a campervan is here »

Port Appin-Point Passenger Ferry

Appin to Lismore FerryThis ferry operates between Port Appin and Point which is at the north end of the island.

This service is operated by Argyll & Bute Council.

The journey time is approximately 10 minutes.

Many visitors use this ferry for a day visit, either by foot or bicycle (bicycles are carried free on this ferry).

For further information you can call the ferry house on 01631 730 383.


Timetables, fares and contact numbers for both ferries are available from Caledonian MacBrayne's Web Site »