Route Details



Ullapool (ULL) - Stornoway (STO)

Be aware

Service updates

Due to a technical issue with MV Arrow, MV Loch Seaforth will be operating the overnight freight service from Sunday 25th July until further notice.

As a result of this the following sailings have been cancelled –

Friday 30th July

Departing Stornoway – 21:00

Saturday 31st July

Departing Ullapool – 00:30

All booked customers on cancelled/affected sailings will be accommodated on alternative sailings. The port staff are currently working through bookings to offer alternatives and will be in contact as soon as possible.

Reason: technical

Supplementary information

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2021 12:08

19 July – 7 September 2021

The freight vessel MV Arrow will be joining CalMac on a short-term charter from 19 July to 7 September 2021. The vessel will be operated by Seatruck on behalf of CalMac and will be a dedicated freight service, providing additional capacity and resilience to the Ullapool/Stornoway route.

The MV Arrow will deliver MV Loch Seaforth’s evening freight sailing six days a week and MV Loch Seaforth will deliver two additional passenger sailings per week. View the MV Loch Seaforth timetable here.  

Bus Connections – Citylink will run an additional service for these extra sailings from Ullapool and Inverness. View bus timetable here.

Travel Information

If you plan to travel, we look forward to welcoming you. COVID-19 guidance remains in place: 

Be prepared. Before travel, Coronavirus protection measures remain in place find out more through the postcode checker

Plan ahead. Our capacity remains restricted. Where possible, book prior to travel, even if you’re a foot passenger.

Stay Safe. Follow our safer travel guidance. On public transport, you must by law wear face covering, unless you are exempt. Safer Travel with CalMac

Payment Information - Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are not accepting cash payment for ticket transactions. We accept MasterCard, Visa, Apple, Google or Samsung Pay. If you need assistance, please speak with a member of staff.

Food and Drink - Find out what will be available on this route here