Oban ferries connect Scotland with Isle of Barra, Island of Coll, Isle of Colonsay, Isle of Lismore, South Uist, Isle of Tiree, Isle of Mull & Islay with crossings available to Castlebay (in Isle of Barra), Coll (in Island of Coll), Colonsay (in Isle of Colonsay), Lismore (in Isle of Lismore), Lochboisdale (in South Uist), Tiree (in Isle of Tiree), Craignure (in Isle of Mull) & Port Askaig (in Islay). Oban Ferry crossings are operated by Caledonian MacBrayne and depending on time of year you’ll find a choice of up to 20 ferry crossings daily.
There are up to 20 ferry crossings daily from Oban with sailing durations starting from 50 minutes. Our Oban ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
Regarded as the seafood capital of Scotland, Oban is the largest town in Argyll on the west coast, offering routes to almost all of the Hebridean Islands.
Inside the terminal building, you will find an excellent range of refreshments, a large waiting area and toilet facilities.
The port is within easy reach from most Scottish cities, with a number of roads serving the area. If driving from Inverness, simply follow the A82 southbound, whereas if you are coming from Glasgow, head north on the A82.
The Oban railway station is situated just fifty metres from the terminal alongside a few bus stops, making it even easier to travel to ‘the gateway to the isles’.
In Oban, award-winning seafood restaurants come in abundance, so an exquisite meal is never too far away. The town also boasts some spectacular historic monuments, namely McCaig’s tower, an impressive circular structure overlooking the coast.
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If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Oban Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Oban Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!