You have options when planning your journey to Stornoway (Please note that there are other public transportation options that are not included here).


If you have a car and are journeying through the glorious Highlands to get to the Islands, a great option is to take the CalMac Ferry. It’s a wonderful experience. The ferry terminal is conveniently located near the Caladh Inn.
TIP: Book your ferries early even for foot traffic.




Ferry – Ullapool to Stornoway

Ferry Option A: Ullapool to Stornoway (2 1/2 hours)



Ferry – Uig Skye to Stornoway


Ferry Option B: Uig Ferry, Isle of Skye to Tarbert, Isle of Harris
(1 hour 40 minutes) followed by a lovely drive up to Stornoway


CalMac Ferries has released a guide to visiting the Hebridean Isles — Available here.


Photo credit: Stornoway Gazette/Logan Air

Logan Air has flights from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness.  TIP:  Flights are limited.  Book early.

You may even be lucky enough to be flown in on the Clan MacAulay plane! Read about it here.






Car hire is available at the Stornoway airport.  TIP:  Vehicles are limited so book early!