Ferry to Rum and Mallaig
Rum is the largest of the Small Isles. This group of islands also includes the islands of Eigg, Muck and Canna. The ferry to Rum goes up to 4 times a week. On some days there is a direct connection, and on other days you first travel via Eigg and Muck.
- To book this crossing to Rum, 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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