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The ferry to the Isle of Eigg sails from Mallaig, a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. There is only one port on Eigg. The ferry route is operated by Caledonian MacBrayne - commonly known as CalMac. There are up to 2 crossings per day and the crossing time is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. The distance is about 10 miles (16 km).
Eigg is a small island, 3 miles wide and 5 miles long, in the inner Hebrides. Below, you can see ferry timetables for all routes to and from Eigg and a selection of the best prices our customers have found recently.
Ferries to and from Eigg
Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) Ferries operates small, environmentally friendly hybrid vessels for sailings from Eigg. Facilities on board are limited as the journey time is short.
Eigg port facilities
The Am Laimhig Centre is just a 5 minute walk away, and has a shop, tearoom, and craft shop as well as toilet facilities.
Getting to Eigg Port
As the island is small the port is very easy to reach, and the main settlement of Am Laimhig is just a short walk away.
The first thing you will notice about Eigg is An Sgurr, a huge ridge of pitchstone. If you manage to reach the top of the ridge you are rewared with spectacular views of the surrounding islands and mountains.
Eigg is on course to become one of the world's first self-sufficient islands, and takes renewable energy sources very seriously. The island is popular with active holidaymakers and nature enthusiasts.
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Isle of Eigg, PH42 4RL , Scotland