OCtober 30th. Rathlin Express 1200 and 1400 cancelled due to funeral of Gusty McCurdy. RIP.

OCTOBER 30th 2014.

Due to the funeral of Agustine McCurdy,R.I.P., grandfather of our colleague Conor, all crew and shore staff will be facilitated to attend the 1200 burial mass at Rathlin.

Rathlin Express dept Rathlin 1200 and Ballycastle 1400 cancelled.

All other sailings as normal.

Booking advised due to demand on space.











October 12th. M.V.Canna resumed normal service @ 1600.






OCTOBER 12th 2014. 0900.

M.V.CANNA has departed from Downings and is due in Ballycastle this afternoon.






October 1st.

All sailings operating as scheduled.


"Tell us how we are doing" questionnaires survey beginning today. Each month 100 questionnaires will be distributed to ferry users. There will be a monthly draw for entrants. The October prize is a framed Photograph of the "Rathlin Hare" by local photographer Tom McDonnell. Questionaires to be returned to the office.

We intend to run this survey throughout the Winter Time Table period. We will review it before Summer season 2015.


Findings of the survey will be shared with RDCA and the Rathlin Business Forum.





September 30th.

M.V. Canna departed to Donegal for drydocking . M.V. Rhum has begun relief service until M.V.Canna returns.( planned for Oct 10th subject to weather and other conditions.)


All sailing operating on schedule.





September 25th 2014.

No dangerous Goods will be carried during relief vessel period ( planned for 30th Sept - 10th Oct approx). Any fuel needed must be transported by last Canna Sailing on Monday Sept 29th.






REMINDER - Winter Schedule Starts tomorrow MON 15th Sept 2014


Winter Timetable commences September 15th 2014 - March 31st 2015.

Office hours from Sept 15th 2014: 8.30 - 5.00.

Lunch: 12.30 - 13.30.


Please check timetable for details.

Booking always advisable.

Office : -28 20769299.


August 28th 2014.


Email problem has been sorted and emails are now back in action.

If you have not received an email or telephone confirming your booking , please email again, including your phone details and your requested travel plans, and we will contact you to confirm a.s.a.p.

Email : office@rathlinballycastleferry.com

Call: ( afternoon is best) 028 20769299.

RATHLIN ISLAND FERRY is experiencing difficulities with email sending today. It is currently being worked on so please call the land line (after 13.00) on 028 20769299 to make or confirm bookings. Alternatively call or text your enquiry to 07553359596 and we will get back to you.



Lammas Fair - Aug 25th and 26th.

All sailings operating to schedule.

Booking advisable. Call 02820769299.


Check with office - 028 20769299 - or call mobile 07553359596 for updates before you sail.

All sailing subject to weather conditions and disruptions are possible at any time of year.