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Destination(s) 🇬🇧 Hebrides, 🇬🇧 Scotland, 🇬🇧 United Kingdom
Distance 52 miles, 83 km
Duration 3h 50 mins.
Operated by
Sailings Once per week
2p+Car+Return in our estimation £ 85

Those who want to go from Coll to Tiree, or vice versa of course, can hop on the boat departing from Oban. This ferry makes a stop on both islands.

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Ferry to Tiree and Oban

The ferry to Tiree departs from Oban and makes a stopover at Coll. CalMac Ferries is the only operator that sails on this route. Tickets can be booked in advance on this route.

  • This is a popular route. To guarantee travel, Calmac strongly advises all passengers make a reservation prior to travel – even if you're a foot passenger.
  • Check-in is 45 minutes prior to departure for both vehicles and passengers.
  • Oban has a good train connection with Glasgow, but due to the early departure of the ferry, the connection to the train from Glasgow is not ideal. On the way back the connection is good.

Route Map

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

How long does the Oban-Tiree crossing take?

The travel time of the Oban-Tiree ferry is around 3 hours and 50 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 Oban-Tiree ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Oban to Tiree (or the ferry from Tiree to Oban) once per week. 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 Oban and Tiree ?

The distance between Tiree and Oban is approximately 83 miles or 52 km.