Lochranza Ferry

The Caledonian MacBrayne Lochranza ferry M.V. Loch Tarbert sails daily to Claonaig on the Mull of Kintyre in the Summer and once a day to Tarbert during the Winter. For people touring the West coast it is an excellent way to get to Arran.

Lochranza ferryLochranza ferry

Useful Information

  • The ferry takes a maximum of 18 cars (less if there are commercial vehicles) and can not be booked in advance during the Summer Claonaig sailings
  • During the Winter the ferry sails once a day to Tarbert and should be booked in advance. Tel 01880 730253
  • Check in for vehicles and foot passengers closes 10 minutes before sailing
  • Bicycles travel for free
  • There are buses between Claonaig, Kennacraig and Tarbert
  • Bus 324 runs between Lochranza and Brodick.
  • It's an easy 10 minute walk to Lochranza Youth Hostel from the ferry terminal

For the full timetable go to the CalMac website

Insider Tip.A ride on this ferry is a great way to appreciate the size of the mountains on Arran. Make sure you have your camera to hand.

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

Claonaig to Lochranza



Depart Arrive  
0850 0920 Operates 4th July to 22nd September only. Passenger numbers may be restricted
1005 1035  
1120 1150  
1235 1305  
1350 1420  
1505 1535  
1620 1650  
1750 1820  
1900 1930 Ceases after Monday 20th September

Lochranza to Claonaig



Depart Arrive  
0815 0845 Operates 4th July to 22nd September only. Passenger numbers may be restricted
0930 1000  
1045 1115  
1200 1230  
1315 1345  
1430 1500 Passenger numbers may be restricted
1545 1615  
1715 1745  
1825 1855 Ceases after Monday 20th September

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.



Lochranza ferry leaving ClaonaigLochranza ferry leaving Claonaig

Directions to Lochranza Hostel - How to get here from the ferries

Travel to Arran - How to get to the ferry terminals using various transport

Ardrossan to Brodick ferry - Ferry timetable and fares

Getting Around Arran - Bus network, cycling and the roads

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