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Mallaig lies at the end of the West Highland Line and is both a busy fishing port and a gateway to the islands off Scotland's west coast. It's hard to imagine today, but the village didn't exist at all until 1840, when local landowner, Lord Lovat, moved his tenants away from inland farms and towards the coast. Herring fishing remained the mainstay of Mallaig's economy for the rest of the 19th century, until the arrival of rail sparked off a new wave of growth and laid the foundations of a modest tourist economy that continues today. Trains to Mallaig arrive at an attractive two-platform terminus that dates back to 1901. Though the station has shrunk over the years - it has lost a turntable, a line extension to the nearby harbour and a glass canopy over its platforms, removed in 1975 - its facade remains a charming sight, with stone walls, pitched slate roofs and a pretty bay window.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Winter
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 10:10 - 13:50
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Station Buffet notes
Food outlet (Seating unavailable)
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk

Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level to Island platform

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Mallaig station's main entrance is on Station Road. Inside the concourse is a staffed ticket counter, public toilets - including accessible facilities - and an information point. Double doors provide step-free access to the two platforms from the ticket office, with an additional entrance from the car park providing direct access. The platforms are back-to-back, so there is no need to navigate between them. There are few facilities, but you'll find a bike rack and luggage trolleys on the platform.

Departures and arrivals from Mallaig

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Mallaig station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Skye (Armadale)ScotRail18:10On time
to Fort WilliamScotRail18:151On time
to CrianlarichScotRail10:101Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Skye (Armadale)ScotRail15:45On time
from CrianlarichScotRail17:431On time
from Skye (Armadale)ScotRail17:55On time
from Skye (Armadale)ScotRail13:15Scheduled
from Fort WilliamScotRail13:341Scheduled
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