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Destination(s) 🇬🇧 Scotland, 🇬🇧 United Kingdom
Distance 2 miles, 3 km
Duration 13 mins.
Operated by CalMac Ferries
Sailings Up to 12 times per day

The Gourock-Kilcreggan ferry is a convenient way to cross the mouth of the River Clyde. Thanks to this crossing, you don’t have to drive 50 miles to get to the other side. However, it is not possible to take the car on board.

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Ferry to Kilcreggan and Gourock

The Gourock – Kilcreggan ferry crosses the mouth of the Clyde river. This foot passenger ferry is operated by CalMac as a turn up and go service. You don't have to book in advance.

  • It is wise to check the status of the crossing before your departure. Routes are sometimes cancelled due to, for example, weather conditions.

Route Map

View on the map where the ferry sails exactly. It is also clear to see that the detour is free along.

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 Kilcreggan and Gourock is currently operated by: CalMac.

How long does the Kilcreggan-Gourock crossing take?

The travel time of the Kilcreggan-Gourock ferry is around: 13 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 Kilcreggan-Gourock ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Kilcreggan to Gourock (or the ferry from Gourock to Kilcreggan) 12 Times per 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 Kilcreggan and Gourock?

The distance between Kilcreggan and Gourock is approximately 1.7 miles or 2.7 km.