Ferry to Eigg and Mallaig
Seen from the Scottish mainland, Eigg is the first of the Small Isles. The crossing is therefore not that long. Several boats a week go to Eigg. From Eigg, you can also travel further to the other ‘Small Isles'.
- To book this crossing to Eigg, you need to call (or visit) the Calmac office in Mallaig.
- Check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure for vehicles and 20 minutes for foot passengers.
- Vehicles must be in possession of the relevant island permit prior to travel.
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.
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