How to Get There


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Directions and Map

From Oban (16 miles) : Take the A816 south for about 8 miles. Follow the sign for 'Easdale Historic Village' and turn right onto the B844. Follow this road the short distance to Kilninver where the road swings to the right at the junction. Continue along the road, over the famous 'Bridge over the Atlantic' at Clachan and on to the village of Balvicar. At Balvicar (50 metres past Balvicar Stores) take a right turn at the junction and follow the road over the hill to the village of Ellenabeich. At the end of the village you will find parking on the pier or adjacent to Highland Arts. The passenger ferry to Easdale can be summoned during operating hours by pushing the klaxon or light buttons in the ferry waiting shed on the pier. See below for the full ferry schedules.

 



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Easdale Ferry Schedule

To request the ferry, passengers should either sound the klaxon (daylight hours) or switch on the light (after dusk) by pressing the appropriate switch in the ferryshed on Ellenabeich Pier.

All sailings are subject to weather conditions. The Master of the vessel's decision is final.

Single return tickets are 1.85 for adults and £1.05 for under 16s. The cost for a 10-journey book for adults is 6.15, and for 3.00 kids.


Crossings marked in red below must be booked with 24hr notice. The ferry shed phone number is 01852 300559.

Summer Ferry Schedule: Easter - end of October

Monday to Saturday
07.15 (not Sat); 07.45; 09.00; 09.15; 09.30; 09.45; 10.15; 10.45.
On demand from 11.15 until 12.50
Break
On demand from 14.00 until 16.15.
16.45; 17.15; 17.45; 18.00; 18.15
Break
19.30; 20.00; 20.30; 21.00; 23.00 (Fri & Sat only)

Sunday
09.15; 09.45; 10.15; 10.45.
On demand from 11.15 until 12.50
Break
On demand from 14.00 until 16.15.
16.45; 17.15; 17.45; 18.15; 19.00


Winter Ferry Schedule: November - Easter

Monday to Saturday
07.15 (not Sat); 07.45; 09.00; 09.15; 09.30; 09.45; 10.15; 10.45; 11.15; 11.45; 12.15; 12.45
Break
14.15; 14.45; 15.15; 15.45; 16.15; 16.45; 17.15; 17.45; 18.00; 18.15
Break
19.30; 20.00; 20.30; 21.00; 23.00 (Fri & Sat only)

Sunday
09.15; 09.45; 10.15; 10.45; 11.15; 11.45; 12.15; 12.45
Break
14.15; 14.45; 15.15; 15.45; 16.15; 16.45; 17.15; 17.45; 18.15; 19.00

Printer-friendly timetable.

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