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Mallaig (MAL) / Oban (OBA) - Lochboisdale (LBO)

One or more sailings are disrupted

Service updates

Monday 26th October

Due to a technical disruption elsewhere in the network, the Lochboisdale to Oban sailing will operate via Castlebay as follows:

Depart Lochboisdale – 06:20
Arrive Castlebay – 08:00

Depart Castlebay – 08:20
Arrive Oban – 13:30

The Oban to Lochboisdale service has been cancelled. An alternative route is available via the Uig-Lochmaddy services at 09:40 and 18:15.

Wednesday 28th October

Due to technical disruption elsewhere in the network, the service has been cancelled.
Alternatives routes are available via the Uig-Lochmaddy service in both directions, and those who were planning to travel from Lochboisdale to Mallaig can also travel to Oban via the Eriskay to Ardmhor service at 08:10 and Castlebay to Oban service at 09:15.

We apologise for the disruption this causes to our customers and the community, however these changes are necessary to maintain essential lifeline services.

We will provide an update on services for Friday 30th October on Wednesday 28th October.

Reason: weather conditions

Supplementary information

Last Updated: 26 Oct 2020 13:39


Please confirm you have agreed overnight provision prior to travel to the islands 

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.

- Plan ahead and book your ticket before travel via – even if you’re a foot passenger.

- Please follow updated advice on how to travel safely.

Port Opening Hours – We are operating reduced opening hours at some of our Ports. Check before you travel.

Please note that due to operational reasons, the Lochboisdale office will be closed on the following dates:

Thursday 22nd October 2020
Tuesday 27th October 2020
Thursday 29th October 2020
Tuesday 3rd November 2020

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