There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Islay and Isle of Colonsay operated by 1 ferry company – Caledonian MacBrayne. The Port Askaig to Colonsay ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 1 hour 10 minutes.
Whilst we’ve taken great care to ensure the information on this page is correct, as the frequency and duration of crossings on all routes can vary from time to time we’d advise that you get a live quote for current availability on this Islay Isle of Colonsay crossing between Port Askaig and Colonsay.
The Isle of Colonsay is a relatively small landmass, sitting north of Islay, and south of Mull, within the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.
Held in high regard for its natural beauty and varied wildlife, Colonsay’s accolades include award-winning hotels, internationally acclaimed archaeological sites, including a Mesolithic nut shelling pit, and the most hours of annual sunshine in Scotland. It also has some of the very best beaches in the country, making it an unbeatable British summer holiday destination. Moreover, oyster-farming, honey-making, brewery tours and arts and crafts lessons are all common activities you can enjoy during your stay on the ‘Jewel of the Hebrides’.
The Isle of Colonsay’s main port is in Scalasaig on the east coast, which is accessible from both the Scottish mainland and the Inner Hebrides, with daily ferry routes from Oban and the Isle of Islay.