There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Isle of Colonsay and Islay operated by 1 ferry company – Caledonian MacBrayne. The Colonsay to Port Askaig 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 Isle of Colonsay Islay crossing between Colonsay and Port Askaig.
The Isle of Colonsay lies between Mull and Islay in the Inner Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland.
Affectionately known as ‘the jewel of the Hebrides’, Colonsay boasts outstanding natural landscapes comprising vividly coloured wildflowers, golden beaches and rolling green plains. Also, measuring just 15-square-miles, it’s a great location for a peaceful island getaway.
Colonsay has a wide range of luxurious holiday cottages available, as well as a boutique hotel and hostel. Most offer incredible sea views, giving you a chance to spot some of the fascinating local wildlife like wild goats, highland cattle and a variety of rare bird species.
The island’s ferry terminal is in Scalasaig on the east-central coast, where daily sailings are provided to Oban on the Scottish mainland, as well as slightly less frequent crossings to the Isle of Islay to the south.