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How to travel to Raasay


What you really need to know to if you are going to travel to Raasay

The Caledonian MacBrayne ferry to Raasay leaves from Sconser on the Isle of Skye. The ferry runs a few times a day during the week and twice on Sundays. Check the Calmac Website for prices and the ferry timetable.

There is a small waiting room and toilet at Sconser. If you miss the ferry have a drink at the Sconser Hotel along the road. (Sconser Lodge may be closed in the winter months Phone 01478 650 333 to check). If you have some more time, check out the 9 hole Golf Course located nearby.

Firstly - to get to Sconser

By bus: The Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness buses to Portree/Uig will all stop at the Sconser ferry on request. Contact CityLink

By train and bus: Get the train from either Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh (the Skye Bridge) or from Fort William to Mallaig where there is a Calmac ferry to Armadale in South Skye. There are infrequent local bus connections which will take you to the Raasay ferry at Sconser. Check with Travelline Scotland for bus and train timetables and fares. www.travelinescotland.com Tel. 0870 6082608

There is no public transport on Raasay and the ferry will drop you a mile from the village at Inverarish.

By yacht:
Ask a friend with a yacht to drop you off at the jetty.

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