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Comhairle na Eilean Siar

Travel Information

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Active and Sustainable Travel Survey

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is currently carrying out a survey as part of the Path’s For All funded “Smarter Travel” initiative.

The survey can be found at and closes on 28/02/2017.

How to get to the Western Isles

By air to Stornoway Airport, Benbecula Airport and Barra Airport

  • Flybe  operate flights to/from Stornoway, Barra, Benbecula, Inverness, Glasgow, London and other destinations Monday - Saturday. Limited Sunday flights.
  • Eastern Airways  operate between Aberdeen and Stornoway (Monday-Friday).

Facilities at the airport include car hire, taxis, refreshments and wireless Internet access via BT OpenZone.


Vehicle ferries:

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.

Full details are available on the Caledonian Macbrayne website.

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