Ardrossan to Brodick Ferry

The Caledonian MacBrayne Brodick ferry M.V. Caledonian Isles sails from Ardrossan to Brodick and is the most popular way to get to the Isle of Arran. Less than an hour from Glasgow to Ardrossan by car or train and with a 55 minute crossing time, you can soon be on Arran.

Ardrossan to Brodick ferryArdrossan to Brodick ferry

Useful Information

  • Vehicle drivers should book ahead at busy periods as the ferry often gets fully booked. Do you want to have to find a bed in Ardrossan, when you have a booking on the island ??
  • Check in for vehicles closes 30 minutes before sailing
  • Check in for foot passengers closes 10 minutes before sailing
  • There are various options for fares. Saturdays and Bank holidays are usually full prices, but it does depend upon which ferry you catch.
  • Meals are available on the ferry
  • Bicycles travel for free
  • Buses on Arran link to the Brodick ferry times and leave from the ferry terminal at Brodick. Bus 324 goes to Lochranza and passes the hostel (ask the driver nicely and he will probably stop outside the hostel)

For the full timetable go to the CalMac website

Insider Tip. If you are visting other Islands, then it may be worth considering CalMac Island Hopscotch Tickets. These covers more than one route and can give good savings.

Winter Timetable - 25th October 2009 to 25th March 2010

  • There are no sailings on Christmas Day and New Years Day
  • On 26th December the only sailing is the 1230 ferry

Ardrossan to Brodick

Train from Glasgow Cent

Ardrossan

Brodick

Notes
Depart Depart Arrive  
- 0700 0755 Mon to Sat only
0833 0945 1040 Departs Glasgow 0845 on Sunday
1115 1230 1325  
1415 1515 1610 Departs Glasgow 1405 on Sunday
1650 1800 1855 Departs Glasgow 1655 on Sunday

Brodick to Ardrossan

  • There are no sailings on Christmas Day and New Years Day
  • On 26th December the only sailing is the 1350 ferry

Brodick

Ardrossan

Train to Glasgow Cent

Notes
Depart Arrive Arrive  
0820 0915 1022 Mon to Sat only
1105 1200 1322 Arrives Glasgow 1328 on Sunday
1350 1445 1625 Arrives Glasgow 1550 on Sunday
1640 1735 1852 Arrives Glasgow 1849 on Sunday
1920 2015 2127 Arrives Glasgow 2117 on Sunday

For prices on larger vehicles, caravans, trailers etc. please refer to the CalMac website for more information

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Timetable - 26th March 2010 to 23rd October 2010

Ardrossan to Brodick

Train from Glasgow Cent

Ardrossan

Brodick

Notes
Depart Depart Arrive  
- 0700 0755 Mon to Sat only
0833 0945 1040 Departs Glasgow 0840 on Sunday
1115 1230 1325  
1415 1515 1610 Departs Glasgow 1405 on Sunday
1650 1800 1855 Departs Glasgow 1655 on Sunday
1915 2030 2125 Friday ONLY

Brodick to Ardrossan

Brodick

Ardrossan

Train to Glasgow Cent

Notes
Depart Arrive Arrive  
0820 0915 1022 Mon to Sat only
1105 1200 1322 Train arrives at Glasgow at 1328 on Sunday
1350 1445 1625 Train arrives at Glasgow at 1550 on Sunday
1640 1735 1852 Train arrives at Glasgow at 1849 on Sunday
1920 2015 2127 Train arrives at Glasgow at 2117 on Sunday
2140 2235   Friday ONLY


For prices on larger vehicles, caravans, trailers etc. please refer to the CalMac website for more information

Please check all information on the CalMac website. We can not be held responsible for any errors on this site.

 

 


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