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A passenger ferry from Mallaig, on the western coast of Scotland, leaves about five times a week. No cars are allowed on the island. For information, contact Caledonian MacBrayne (tel. 01687/462-403 in Mallaig; www.calmac.co.uk). Sailings are from April to October only, on Monday to Wednesday at 10:30am, Friday at 12:30pm, and Saturday at 6:20am and 12:30pm. A round-trip is £10 to £19 for adults. Arisaig Marine (tel. 01687/450-224; www.arisaig.co.uk) sails from Arisaig to Rhum on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11am. A round-trip ticket is £23 for adults, £12 for children 12 to 16, and £9 for those 11 and under. Schedules can vary, so call to confirm. It takes about 2 hours to reach Rhum from one of these ports.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.