Airports, Ferries, Buses, Car Hire and Taxis
Travel to the Western Isles is either by ferry or by air.
The Outer Hebrides are linked to the mainland by ferries sailing the routes from Ullapool to Stornoway, Uig to Tarbert, Uig to Lochmaddy and Oban to Castlebay and Lochboisdale.
There are also inter-island ferries sailing from Barra to Eriskay and Berneray to Harris.
Airports are in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, in Benbecula, Benbecula and on the Isle of Barra.
The bus service through the islands is good. See further details below. All services are weather dependent, so please bear this in mind when planning your holiday. For more details go to the island that you wish to visit by clicking the links below