Visiting Port Appin & Oban

Ferry at Oban

Both Oban and Port Appin are easily accessible from Lismore. Oban is a longer ferry journey from Achnacroish (the journey takes around 50 minutes) and the Port Appin ferry leaves from Port Ramsay and takes around 10 minutes. Ferry information »

Oban is a bustling port with a busy ferry service to many other islands and it also has shops, bars and restaurants. There is a train and bus station with connections to Glasgow and beyond.

Port Appin is much smaller but it also has restaurants and a bar and a small craft shop. It is a short distance to the stunning Castle Stalker which is well worth exploring.