Lochboisdale Ferry Port

Lochboisdale Ferry Port (South Uist, Outer Hebrides) offers ferry services to Oban and Mallaig in mainland Scotland

Catch a crossing to Lochboisdale ferry terminal on these routes:

Lochboisdale Ferry Terminal Map and Directions

Address: Ferry Terminal, Lochboisdale, HS8 5TH, Scotland.

About Lochboisdale

Lochboisdale is the main town in South Uist, Outer Hebrides, built on a headland. The town boasts a new marina and a Post Office with a coffee shop, while the Loichboisdale Hotel, dating from the 1880s, offers a bar and à la carte menu.

Getting to Lochboisdale Ferry Port

By Car

From North Uist, the A865 South leads to Lochboisdale, and the port is well signposted.

By Train


By Bus

Although there is no bus stop at the port, bus services are able to make stops at the port on request. The W17 bus service calls through Lochboisdale.

Lochboisdale Ferry Port Facilities

Café/ Bar

There is no service in the terminal. The nearest shops, cash machines and petrol stations are in the town, just 300 metres from the port.

Disabled Facilities

There are disabled toilets at the terminal.

Terminal Opening Hours

During the winter, the terminal is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 05:00 to 17:00, Thursday from 06:00 to 17:00, Saturday from 05:00 to 15:00 and Sunday from 06:00 to 13:00.

During the summer, the terminal is open Monday to Friday from 06:00 to 17:00, Saturday from 06:00 to 15:00 and Sunday from 06:00 to 13:00.

Tourist Information

Information is available at the ticket sales and enquiries desk.

Parking at Lochboisdale Ferry Port

Free short stay parking for 6 spaces. No specific accessible parking spaces but may be possible if request made to port staff.

Port information is provided by Eurodrive for guidance only.