There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Scotland and Isle of Lismore operated by 1 ferry company – Caledonian MacBrayne. The Oban to Lismore ferry crossing operates daily with a scheduled sailing duration from about 55 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 Scotland Isle of Lismore crossing between Oban and Lismore.
Scotland is the northernmost country in the United Kingdom, occupying the Northern third of the land, sharing a border with England to the South.
Scotland is a beautiful country well-known for its dramatic scenery of mountains and rugged coastlines, with the natural scenes of the Highlands as a top winner.
The Scottish climate tends to be very changeable, but even though the sun might not always shine, the warm welcome from the wonderful diversity of landscapes attracts many visitors.
If you’re heading away from Scotland by ferry then Northern Ireland is easily accessible with a choice of routes and ferry companies. Travelling from the Scottish mainland to the Orkney, Shetland or any of the destinations off Scotland’s west coast is more convenient than ever before and you’ll get to take in some of the most spectacular coastlines and landscapes in the UK while you sail too.
The direct route to the continent is no longer available, but there are numerous routes from Northern England to use instead.
The Isle of Lismore is a thin, green strip of land in the heart of Loch Linnhe, at the southern end of the Great Glen in western Scotland.
Meaning ‘great garden’ in Gaelic, Lismore boasts nine-square miles of fertile, low-lying pastures with thriving populations of seals, peregrines and razorbills. And although relatively small for a Hebridean island, it was once an important centre for Celtic Christianity, with a handful a picturesque, ruinous thirteenth century castles visible today. For other outdoor activities, Lismore has a large network of footpaths, all of which can be completed in a day, ideal for exploring this beautiful slice of Scotland.
The Isle of Lismore is directly north of Oban, a small town within the Argyll and Bute council area on the mainland, so it’s easy to reach the island from there, with ferries linking the two ports multiple times every day, within an hour.