Ferry from Oban to Castlebay
The longest crossing in this area is from Oban all the way to Castlebay (Barra). It sails once a day there and once a day back. The ferry takes about 5 hours and 15 minutes here. At these types of distances, this can differ slightly due to, for example, the weather conditions.
- Check-in is 45 minutes prior to departure for vehicles and 30 minutes for foot passengers.
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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These guides might be helpful when booking a ferry.