The ferry from Oban to Craignure on Mull takes forty minutes. Cars need to check in at least thirty minutes before departure and booking is strongly recommended during the summer season and public holidays.
Ferry enquiries: contact the ferry operators Caledonian MacBrayne (Tel: 08705 650000) or visit their website (www.calmac.co.uk)
Note: Make double sure with the travel companies that all parts of your journey connect.
It takes approximately one hour to drive across the Ross of Mull from Craignure to Fionnphort where the ferry leaves for Iona. No visitor cars are allowed on Iona, but there is free car parking at the Columba Centre in Fionnphort, minutes from the ferry terminal. There are buses which run from the ferry terminal in Craignure to the ferry terminal at Fionnphort which usually connect with the Mull and Iona ferries.
For bus enquiries: Tel: 01586 552319 or visit www.westcoastmotors.co.uk or www.travelinescotland.com
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Ferry to Iona
This is a ten minute journey across the Sound of Mull landing at the pier in the village of Iona. In the Winter some ferries need to be reserved the day before travel. Telephone the CalMac Craignure office on: 01680 612343.
When you get to Iona
From the jetty, you simply follow the road to the north. Iona Hostel is beyond the Abbey, approximately 2km from the village. At the end of the road, turn left onto the croft of Lagandorain and round to the hostel at the back of the crofthouse. There’s a map on the next page. If you’d rather not make the journey on foot, Iona Taxi can come to your aid. Their number is 0781 032 5990.
For assistance on the ferry ring your departure terminal: CalMac Oban (Tel: 01631 566688) or Craignure (Tel: 01680 612343).
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