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Destination(s) 🇬🇧 Scotland, 🇬🇧 United Kingdom
Distance 2.8 miles, 4.5 km
Duration 20 mins.
Operated by
Sailings Up to 10 times per day
2p+Car+Return in our estimation £ 14

The Gigha ferry departs from Tayinloan and is operated by CalMac. It is the only ferry to the Isle of Gigha and it sails several times per day.

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Ferry to Gigha and Tayinloan

Gigha Island is just a small island off the coast of the Kintyre Peninsula. The Gigha ferry departs from the town of Tayinloan. To get here from England or Scotland, you have to make a long detour or you can choose the ferry between Ardrossan and Campbeltown in summer. Another possibility is to travel to Kintyre by several ferries. You can easily find that route on the map with all crossings.

  • The Gigha ferry is operated as a turn-up-and-go service.
  • Check-in is 10 minutes prior to departure for vehicles and passengers

Route Map

The map shows the route of the Gigha 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 Tayinloan and Gigha is currently operated by: CalMac Ferries.

How long does the Tayinloan-Gigha crossing take?

The travel time of the Tayinloan-Gigha ferry is around: 20 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbour 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 Tayinloan-Gigha ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Tayinloan to Gigha (or the ferry from Gigha to Tayinloan) up to 10 times per day. Depending on the season, the number of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Tayinloan and Gigha?

The distance from Tayinloan to Gigha is approximately 2,8 miles or4,5 km.