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Destination(s) 🇬🇧 Scotland, 🇬🇧 United Kingdom
Distance 1 km, 1 mile
Duration 6 minutes
Operated by CalMac Ferries
Sailings Up to 30 times per day
2p+Car+Return in our estimation £ 9

The Colintraive-Rhubodach ferry is a very short crossing to the Isle of Bute. This route is sailed by CalMac ferries.

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Ferry to Rhubodach and Colintraive

The shortest ferry to the Isle of Bute runs between Colintraive and Rhubodach. The crossing is operated by CalMac Ferries and sails with great regularity.

  • This is a turn up and go service. No advance booking is necessary, tickets can be purchased on the day of travel.
  • Check-in is 5 minutes prior to departure for vehicles and passengers.

Route Map

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

How long does the Colintraive-Rhubodach crossing take?

The travel time of the Colintraive-Rhubodach ferry is around: 6 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 Colintraive-Rhubodach ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Colintraive to Rhubodach (or the ferry from Rhubodach to Colintraive) Up to 40 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 Colintraive and Rhubodach?

The distance between Colintraive and Rhubodach is approximately 1 miles or 1 km.