Passenger Ferry Services - Campbeltown to Northern Ireland

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Passenger Ferry Services - Campbeltown to Northern Ireland

Postby Kintyre Forum News » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:45 pm

For full details please visit the Kintyre Express Website at

Kintyre Express is a fast passenger ferry service that opens up Scotland and Northern Ireland for our customers to explore. We operate regular services from April to September that link Campbeltown in Kintyre, Ballycastle on the Antrim Coast and Port Ellen on the Isle of Islay.

Our 13.25 metre passenger ferry features a fully enclosed, centrally heated cabin with 12 airline style seats so you can travel in comfort while enjoying a fast journey to your destination. For golfers, cyclists and those with lots of luggage, we’ve got ample room to carry golf clubs, bikes and luggage free of charge.

Tickets & Fares
Our passenger ferry services for 2019 operate from the beginning of April 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 images below show the locations of all three departure points - please use the 'book now' button above to reserve your seats.

Timetable dates
Friday - Monday
5th - 29th April
6th - 30th September
Daily service
3rd May - 2nd September

Departure times
Campbeltown - Ballycastle 7.30am
Ballycastle - Campbeltown 4.30pm

Campbeltown - Ballycastle
Single £50 • Return £90

Ballycastle - Port Ellen
Ballycastle - Port Ellen 9.30am
Port Ellen - Ballycastle 3.00pm
Single £60 • Return £95
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