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Destination(s) 🇬🇧 Scotland, 🇬🇧 United Kingdom
Distance 13 miles, 21 km
Duration 54 minutes
Operated by CalMac Ferries
Sailings Up to 6 times per day
2p+Car+Return in our estimation £ 25

The Adrossan-Brodick Ferry takes you to the popular Isle of Arran. The crossing is operated by Caledonian MacBrayne, usually abbreviated to Calmac.

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Ferry to Ardrossan and Brodick

The most popular connection to the Isle of Arran is the Ardrossan-Brodick ferry. The boat sails up to 6 times per day over a distance of 13 miles (or 21 km). You can purchase tickets for this ferry online via CalMac.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure for vehicles and 10 minutes for foot passengers.

Route Map

The map shows the route of the Ardrossan-Brodick ferry.

Tickets and Booking

Ferry tickets on this route can be booked through Caledonian Macbrayne Ferries. When the ferries depart and what the routes are, very much depends on the season and the crowds. In quieter periods the ferries sometimes make a stopover. The exact itineraries can be found on the CalMac website. Summer timetables will come into effect after March 30th.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Ardrossan and Brodick is currently operated by: CalMac Ferries.

How long does the Ardrossan-Brodick crossing take?

The travel time of the Ardrossan-Brodick ferry is around: 54 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Ardrossan-Brodick ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Ardrossan to Brodick (or the ferry from Brodick to Ardrossan) Up to 6 Times p/day. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Ardrossan and Brodick?

The distance between Ardrossan and Brodick is approximately 13 miles or 21 km.