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Tuesday 21st November

21 Nov

Today’s sailings for Rathlin Express are cancelled due to scheduled maintenance taking place, however the 16:30 will depart Ballycastle for Rathlin as scheduled. All Spirit of Rathlin Sailings are running as scheduled and booking is essential as spaces are filling up fast. The sea is quite calm today so the perfect opportunity for a day […]

Monday 20th November

20 Nov

All scheduled Rathlin Express sailings departing Rathlin up until and including the 12:00 have been cancelled due to essential maintenance. A further update regarding the afternoon sailings will be posted later today. Today’s Spirit of Rathlin sailings are all running to schedule – we advise booking as spaces are filling up quick due to the […]

Travel update for Sunday 19th November

18 Nov

Due to the Remembrance Sunday event on Rathlin on Sunday 19th November all sailings for day trips to Rathlin are fully booked. There is availability to depart Ballycastle at 14.00, 16.00 and 16.30 but only if you are staying on Rathlin overnight as all return sailings are fully booked. If you are in the local […]

Friday 17th November

17 Nov

All sailings are operating to schedule today and bookings can be made by contacting the booking office on 02820769299 or Please note that there are no bus tours on the island as it is out of season but there are plenty of walking trails and an outdoor gym and you can bring your bike […]

Thursday 16th November

16 Nov

All sailings are operating to schedule today and sea conditions are quite choppy. Booking is advisable by contacting the Booking Office on 02820769299 or Don’t forget the Manor House is open from Thursday until Sunday for bed, breakfast, lunch and evening meals and McCuaigs Bar is open from 12pm for drinks. The shop and […]

Tuesday 14th November

14 Nov

All ferries are operating to schedule today and sea conditions are calm.  Day trips depart Ballycastle at 10.30 and 14.00 and depart Rathlin at 15.00 or 16.00.  If you are staying overnight on Rathlin you can also depart Ballycastle at 16.00 or 16.30.  To make a booking please call us on 02820769299 or email

Monday 13th November

13 Nov

All sailings are operating to schedule today.  Day trips depart Ballycastle at 10.30 and 14.00, returning from Rathlin at 12.00, 15.00 or 16.00.  Please note that the cafes are closed on the island, so it is best to bring a packed lunch.  Enjoy some of the beautiful walks on the island and stop off in […]

Sunday 12th November

12 Nov

All morning sailings for both Rathlin Express and Spirit of Rathlin departing Ballycastle have been cancelled, up to and inclusive of the 14:00 Rathlin Express service. A further update will be provided at 13:30 regarding the afternoon sailings. Please check back here or on our Facebook page for updates. For any queries please contact the […]