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Destination(s) 🇬🇧 Scotland, 🇬🇧 United Kingdom
Distance 4.5 miles, 7 km
Duration 30 minutes
Operated by
Sailings Up to 9 times per day
2p+Car+Return in our estimation £ 17

The ferry from Claonaig to Lochranza runs in high season. This boat from CalMac takes you to the Isle of Arran and back. During Winter, this ferry departs from Tarbert.

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Ferry to Lochranza and Claonaig

The shortest connection to the Isle of Arran is the Claonaig/Tarbert-Lochranza ferry. However, you should remember that Claonaig is not as easy to reach from mainland Scotland as the departure port Brodick. This can also be clearly seen on the map below.

The ferry to Lochranza on the Isle of Arran is a turn-up-and-go service. You do not need to book in advance, and you can buy tickets on the day of departure.

  • In winter, it may be necessary to make a reservation by phone. The ferry departs during winter from nearby Tarbert.
  • Check-in is 10 minutes before departure.

Route Map

The map shows the route of the Claonaig-Lochranza 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 Claonaig and Lochranza is currently operated by: CalMac Ferries.

How long does the Claonaig-Lochranza crossing take?

The travel time of the Claonaig-Lochranza ferry is around: 30 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 Claonaig-Lochranza ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Claonaig to Lochranza (or the ferry from Lochranza to Claonaig) Up to 9 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 Claonaig and Lochranza?

The distance between Claonaig and Lochranza is approximately 6 miles or 9 km.