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Wemyss Bay (WEM) - Rothesay (ROT)

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Service updates

Saturday 17th April - Until Further Notice

Repairs to MV Bute have been completed and the vessel has resumed service. MV Argyle has now been withdrawn from service due to a technical issue and is awaiting repairs.

The MV Bute & MV Coruisk will continue to operate an amended timetable. The timetable can be viewed here.

The MV Coruisk does not have toilet facilities on the vehicle deck so there will be no access to toilets for vehicle drivers and their passengers when travelling on this vessel.

The following sailings are operated by the MV Coruisk:

Monday – Friday

Departing Rothesay 07:05, 09:05, 15:05 & 17:05

Departing Wemyss Bay 08:05, 10:15, 16:05 & 18:05


Departing Rothesay 09:05, 11:05, 15:05 & 17:05

Departing Wemyss Bay 10:05, 12:05, 16:05 & 18:05


Departing Rothesay 09:10, 11:10, 15:05 & 17:05

Departing Wemyss Bay 10:10, 12:10, 16:05 & 18:05

Reason: technical

Supplementary information

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2021 20:23

Travel Information

From 16 April, some Scottish Government restrictions have changed to allow travel across local authority boundary areas to meet small groups socially outdoors, for recreation or exercise. 

Before you travel use the Scottish Government postcode checker to check what applies to you.

If you are travelling – in line with restrictions– it is very important that you follow all our safety protocols, including maintaining strict physical distance.

Payment Information - Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are not accepting cash payment for ticket transactions. We accept MasterCard, Visa, Apple, Google or Samsung Pay. If you need assistance, please speak with a member of staff.

Travelling in a vehicle - All vehicle occupants MUST remain in their vehicles during the duration of the crossing.

When travelling on our 'turn up and go' routes, please:

- Remember wait times may be extended.

- Follow updated advice on how to travel safely.

Food and Drink - As a result of the latest Scottish Government restrictions from Friday 8 January 2021, the food, drink and retail offer on board our vessels will change. To protect the safety of our staff and passengers shorter routes will no longer offer food, drink or retail.

Dangerous Goods vehicles will not be carried on this route until further notice and will need to travel via Colintraive.

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