Passenger Ferry Services

with Kintyre Express

Timetables and Fares

Our passenger ferry services for 2018 operate from Easter weekend to the end of September, details below.
Journey times are 1 hour 30 minutes between Campbeltown and Ballycastle and approximately 1 hour between
Ballycastle and Port Ellen. Bikes are carried free on all journeys.
The maps below show all three departure points, please use the buttons above to book your seats.

  • Campbeltown - Ballycastle

    Single £50 • Return £90

  • Ballycastle - Port Ellen &

    Ballycastle - Campbeltown

  • Ballycastle - Port Ellen

    Single £60 • Return £95

  • Timetable dates

    Friday - Monday

    30th March - 23rd April

    14th - 24th September


    27th April - 10th September

  • Departure times

    Campbeltown - Ballycastle 7.30am

    Ballycastle - Port Ellen 9.30am

    Port Ellen - Ballycastle 3.00pm

    Ballycastle - Campbeltown 4.30pm

  • Fares

    Campbeltown - Ballycastle

    Single £50 • Return £90

    Ballycastle - Port Ellen

    Single £60 • Return £95

Booking information

Please use the links on this site to book tickets for our ferry services.
Ferry tickets can be booked up to 24 hours in advance of travel.


On completion of booking you will receive an e-ticket/email confirmation which you should print and show to our skipper on boarding, you will also be required to show photo ID.


Please note that child fares are not available for ferry tickets but discounts may be arranged for children under 2 years subject to availability on travel dates. This must be arranged and confirmed with our office before booking is finalised otherwise seats are not guaranteed. Please contact us on 01586 555 895 for further information.


Tickets are valid for date of travel only and are not transferable unless by prior arrangement.

Please note that our passenger ferry services will operate with a minimum of four booked passengers.


*As Kintyre Express issues service updates via text message it is essential to ensure a mobile number is supplied when booking - this number will be used for updates concerning your booked journey only.