There is a fast ferry between Ballycastle (Northern Ireland) and Islay (Scotland). This fast boat is only suitable for foot passengers. A bicycle can optionally be taken along for free. The distance of approximately 29 miles (47 km) is covered in one hour.
Tickets and Booking
Ferry tickets can be booked directly at Kintyreexpress.com. It is also possible to charter the boat.
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