Getting to Lewis

Getting to the Outer Hebrides, or Western Isles as we are also known, is a lot easier than you might imagine! With regular ferry and air services, the islands are an ideal destination for a getaway weekend, or a very special holiday to remember.

 By Sea

The ferry service to Lewis and Harris has three routes, all run by Caledonian MacBrayne

Approximate Flying times from:

Ullapool to Stornoway More information
Skye (Uig) to Harris (Tarbert) More information
North Uist (Berneray) to Harris (Leverburgh) More information

By Plane

All flights arrive at Stornoway Airport which is less than ten minutes drive from Ui Church.

Flybe operated by Loganair operate flights 4 times daily, Monday to Saturday, to Stornoway from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness.
There is a Sunday flight from Glasgow.  If you are island hopping there are also daily flights from Glasgow to Barra and Benbecula, from Monday to Saturday. 

Eastern Airways operate one flight from Aberdeen Monday - Friday.

Island Buses

Bus timetables are held on the local council website - Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.  Click here to go to their pages

Car Hire

Lewis Car Rentals
Arnol Motors
Stornoway Car Hire