PLEASE NOTE! Although our address town is Oban we are over 70 miles by road from Oban. However the reason for this is that our mail comes from Oban, onto the Isle of Mull and then over on the Fishnish Ferry to us. A journey you can could take too, it is a popular route for those touring the West of Scotland.
We may may seem remote, but we are closer than you might think and are easily accessible by road or water. Here’s information on the various ways you can get here :
Caledonian MacBrayne ferries from the Isle of Mull will take you over to Lochaline. Full details, timetable and booking are on the Calmac Website (please note there is a different timetable for summer and winter).
- Oban to Craignure Ferry
- Lochaline to Fishnish Ferry
- Bus service information for Mull. If coming by public transport, traveling via Oban is the best option. The Craignure to Tobermory service stops at the Fishnish Lochaline ferry terminal.
The Corran Ferry runs at regular 30 minute intervals between Nether Lochaber (south of Fort William A82) and Ardgour. The crossing takes less than 5 minutes and operates from 6.30am (8.30am on Sundays) and 9.30pm all year round. Full details are here and you can keep up to date with sailings on the Twitter feed. Take the ferry and turn left onto the A86. After 12 miles turn left for Lochaline . Follow the A884 until you reach Lochaline.
Drimnin to Tobermory Water Taxi details on Facebook
Jetties and moorings can be found in Loch Aline. Full details can be found at Lochaline Harbour
BUS & RAIL
There are regular national rail and bus services to Fort William and Oban, from where a car can be hired. There are busses, it is a bi-weekly rural service, from Fort William, and daily service ( via Mull) from Oban.